The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 99, July 1995 - April, 1996 Page: 80
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In this small tintype, taken by an unknown photographer ca. 1877, Drury Alien
"Dutch" Nance of Fort Griffin poses as a Wild West gunslinger. Such images
doubtless helped foster Fort Griffin's image as a violent, lawless place; the reali-
ty, however, was probably less colorful. Compare this image with the one on
page 87, which is more reflective of Nance's everyday life. Courtesy Robert Nail
Foundation Archives, supported by the Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 99, July 1995 - April, 1996, periodical, 1996; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101217/m1/108/: accessed March 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.