Blue Duck, sometimes referred to as Bluford Duck, (1858? - 1895) was an outlaw of the Old West, probably best known for a photograph taken of him around the mid-1880s, in which he posed with Belle Starr, a famous Old West female outlaw.
Belle Starr, the Bandit Queen, hooked up with the Younger Brothers and Jesse James. She became a horse thief, outlaw and prostitute. She was the first woman to be tried for a serious crime. She was shot in the back and killed by an unknown assailant.
The Bandit Queen’s Treasures A side view of Belle Starr’s cedar log cabin, published in Glenn Shirley’s 1982 book, Belle Starr and Her Times: The Literature, the Facts and the Legends, a standard reference on the bandit queen
Belle Starr, outlaw. "Belle always harbored a strong sense of style, which would feed into her later legend. A crack shot, she used to ride sidesaddle while dressed in a black velvet riding habit and a plumed hat, carrying two pistols, with cartridge belts across her hips" - Wikipedia
Belle Starr, sitting sidesaddle staring intently at one of the Roeder brothers, photographers in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She is wearing a single loop holster with a pearl-handled revolver, with a riding crop and is wearing leather gloves. This was taken in 1886, about three years before her death in Indian Territory at the hands of an unknown shooter.