[BUENA VISTA, BATTLE OF]. CURRIER, Nathaniel (publisher). Battle of Buena Vista. Fought Feby. 23d. 1847. In which the American Army under Genl. Taylor Were Completely Victorious. American Army 4,500 Men Mexican Army 20,000 Men American loss—268 Killed 450 Wounded 26 Missing Mexican Loss Estimated in Killed & Wounded. –4,000 Men. [along bottom] Lith. & Pub. By N. Currier. Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by N. Currier, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y. 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce N.Y. [at bottom] 452. Print: image area: 21 x 32 cm. Contemporary hand-color. Matted in modern wood frame under Plexiglas. Light overall age toning. Overall, very good.
First edition, second issue. Currier 390. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 590. Peters, p. 192.
Currier produced two slightly different versions of this scene. Here the title is slightly different and the mounted Mexican officer on the right is at the head of his troops.