FRANK "BRING 'EM BACK ALIVE" BUCK - INSCRIBED PICTURE POSTCARD SIGNED - HFSID 41965
Sale Price $234.00
FRANK BUCKBlack and white publicity picture postcard of Frank Buck leading his expedition into the jungles of Ceylon after wild elephant. Postcard Photograph inscribed and signed: "Best wishes/to Gene Rears/from/Frank Buck". B/w, 5¼x3½. Captioned: "Frank Buck's Jungleland at N.Y. World's Fair/Frank Buck leads his expedition into the jungles of Ceylon after wild elephants." Frank Buck (1884-1950), hunter, author and filmmaker, made his first expedition to South America in 1911. He eventually traveled to Malaya, India, Borneo, New Guinea and Africa. From these and other expeditions he brought back many exotic species that he sold to zoos and circuses, ultimately acquiring the nickname "Bring 'em Back Alive". The Frank Buck Zoo, named in his honor, is located in Gainesville, Texas, the birthplace of the adventurer. Mounting remnants on verso (light show through at lower right blank corner). Lightly soiled at margins. Overall, fine condition.
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