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 only known photograph in existence of Billy the Kid is the one above. (The tin-type recently sold for more than $2 million; any other purported photo of the Kid is a look-a-like fake). It is in fact a reverse image - the Kid was holding his rifle with his left hand when photographed.
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.
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.