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AUCTION 24

The Second Battle in Texas


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[TEXAS]. COLBURN, Charles H. Resaca de la Palma. Battle of May 9th. 1846. [along bottom] Kelloggs & Thayer, 144 Fulton St. N.Y. E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, 130 Main St. Hartford, Conn. D. Needham, 223 Main St Buffalo; [below title] Entered According to Act of Congress, in the Year 1846, by Kelloggs & Thayer, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y. [at bottom] 273. Print: image area: 20.6 x 31.5 cm; overall sheet size: 25.5 x 35.3 cm. Original hand color. Minor marginal chips, one closed marginal tear, mounted on tissue. Professionally matted. Signed CHC in the image area.

First edition. Illustrated in The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War, Vol. 2, p. 553. To be included in Ron Tyler’s forthcoming book on Texas lithographs.

A busy scene with wounded in the foreground and artillery, charging troops, and battle scene in the background. One of the earliest depictions of the war and a battle in Texas.

($300.00-$600.00)

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