New photo believed to be clean-cut Billy the Kid is real deal, forensic expert says. The photo, belonging to New Mexico collector Ray John de Aragon, is in fact the legendary gunslinger, says acclaimed forensic expert Lois Gibson. This is The only authenticated photo of Billy (right), along with the new possible pic of him.

New photo believed to be clean-cut Billy the Kid is real deal, forensic expert says

New photo believed to be clean-cut Billy the Kid is real deal, forensic expert says. The photo, belonging to New Mexico collector Ray John de Aragon, is in fact the legendary gunslinger, says acclaimed forensic expert Lois Gibson. This is The only authenticated photo of Billy (right), along with the new possible pic of him.

The Lincoln County War was an Old West range war between rival factions in 1878 in New Mexico Territory. The feud became famous because of the participation of a number of notable figures of the Old West, including Billy the Kid, sheriffs William Brady and Pat Garrett, cattle rancher John Chisum, lawyer and businessman Alexander McSween, and the general store monopolist Lawrence Murphy.

The Lincoln County War was an Old West range war between rival factions in 1878 in New Mexico Territory. The feud became famous because of the participation of a number of notable figures of the Old West, including Billy the Kid, sheriffs William Brady and Pat Garrett, cattle rancher John Chisum, lawyer and businessman Alexander McSween, and the general store monopolist Lawrence Murphy.

A new photo purporting to show Billy the Kid (left) has emerged.  The only verified picture of the Western outlaw was sold to billionaire William Koch n 2011 for 2.3 million.

35 Epic Photos That Are Truly Fascinating

A new photo purporting to show Billy the Kid (left) has emerged. The only verified picture of the Western outlaw was sold to billionaire William Koch n 2011 for 2.3 million.

Only known authenticated picture of William Bonny aka Billy the Kid 1879 [584 × 955]

Only known authenticated picture of William Bonny aka Billy the Kid 1879 [584 × 955]

Billy the Kid | Cowboys, Native American, American History, Wild West, American Indians | thewildwest.org

Billy the Kid | Cowboys, Native American, American History, Wild West, American Indians | thewildwest.org

The only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid, Fort Sumner, New Mexico, USA, 1879-1880. Source: Brian Lebel’s Old West Show and Auction

The only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid, Fort Sumner, New Mexico, USA, 1879-1880. Source: Brian Lebel’s Old West Show and Auction

An old photograph of Billy the Kid touched up to reveal a clearer picture of what the criminal legend looked like.

An old photograph of Billy the Kid touched up to reveal a clearer picture of what the criminal legend looked like.

All told, Billy the Kid is said to have killed a total of 21 men, one for each of the years of his life, though this number is often regarded as inaccurate and exaggerated.

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All told, Billy the Kid is said to have killed a total of 21 men, one for each of the years of his life, though this number is often regarded as inaccurate and exaggerated.

Sister Blandina Segale - In terms of Billy the Kid, this may be just the second photo of him ever found. In fact, before traveling to Santa Fe, she was even said to have befriended Billy the Kid in Colorado.

Sister Blandina Segale - In terms of Billy the Kid, this may be just the second photo of him ever found. In fact, before traveling to Santa Fe, she was even said to have befriended Billy the Kid in Colorado.

When I was a kid, I looked up to Billy the Kid. I wanted to be like him and traveled New Mexico and walked his steps. He is what got me into westerns and my love for gunslingers

When I was a kid, I looked up to Billy the Kid. I wanted to be like him and traveled New Mexico and walked his steps. He is what got me into westerns and my love for gunslingers

Pat Garrett was an American Old West lawman. He is best known for killing Billy the Kid in 1881, an act that eventually sullied his reputation as it was rumored to be an unfair fight. Garrett became friends with Theodore Roosevelt, who appointed him as a customs agent in El Paso, Texas. He retired to his ranch in New Mexico and was allegedly killed by Jesse Wayne Brazel.

Pat Garrett was an American Old West lawman. He is best known for killing Billy the Kid in 1881, an act that eventually sullied his reputation as it was rumored to be an unfair fight. Garrett became friends with Theodore Roosevelt, who appointed him as a customs agent in El Paso, Texas. He retired to his ranch in New Mexico and was allegedly killed by Jesse Wayne Brazel.

Billy The Kid - Portrait. This tintype photo is believed to have been taken in 1879 or 1880 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

Billy the Kid portrait fetches $2.3m at Denver auction

Billy The Kid - Portrait. This tintype photo is believed to have been taken in 1879 or 1880 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

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