The Dodge City Peace Commission, 1883 (1954). Artist: Unknown

The Dodge City Peace Commission, 1883 (1954). Artist: Unknown

2-329-684 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The Dodge City Peace Commission, 1883 (1954). Standing: WH Harris, Luke Short, Bat Masterson; sitting: Charles E Bassett, Wyatt Earp, Frank McClain and Neal Brown. The Dodge City Peace Commission was a group of gunfighters assembled by Earp and Masterson to support Short, who purchased a half share in a saloon in the notoriously lawless town of Dodge City, Kansas, in 1883. An iconic figure in the story of the American West, Wyatt Earp is best remembered for his career as a lawman and his involvement in the notorious Gunfight at the OK Corral in 1881. A print from the Pictorial History of the Wild West, by James D Horan and Paul Sann, Spring Books, London, 1954.

Image Details

People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. WH Harris: American: gunfighter
  2. Luke Short: American: gambler, gunfighter
  3. Bat Masterson: American: scout, gunfighter, gambler, lawman
  4. Charles Bassett: American: lawman, saloon keeper
  5. Wyatt Earp: American: lawman, gunfighter
  6. Frank McClain: American: gunfighter
  7. Neal Brown: American: gunfighter
People Related
  1. Paul Sann: : Author
  2. James D Horan: : Author

  1. Photograph

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

Geographic Hierarchy

World North and Central America United States Kansas Ford Dodge City

  1. 37 45 00 N , 100 01 00 W

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5085x3471
File Size : 51,710kb


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