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[MONTERREY, BATTLE OF]. KELLOGGS & THAYER (publishers). Storming of Monterey—Attack on the Bishop’s Palace. [below neat line] Kelloggs & Thayer, 144 Fulton St. N.Y. E.B & E.C. Kellogg, 186 Main St., Hartford, Conn. D. Needham, 223 Main St, Buffalo. [along bottom] Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1847 by Kelloggs & Thayer, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y. Print: image area: 20.2 x 32 cm. Contemporary hand color. In contemporary wood frame (chipped). Except for minor foxing, fine. Not examined outside of frame.

First edition.

An action filled scene showing the storming of the walls in the middle ground while in the right foreground an American slashes a Mexican officer’s neck as his troops look on helplessly. The taking of this fortification was a turning point in the battle. Curiously, some of the Mexican troops are wearing fur shakoes.


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