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[TAYLOR, ZACHARY]. SARONY & MAJOR (publishers). “Old Rough and Ready.” New York, 1846. [at bottom] Lith. & Pub. By Sarony & Major, Entered According to Act of Congress A.D. 1846 by Sarony & Major in the Clerk’s Office of the Dist. Court of the Southn. Dist. Of N. York. 99 Nassau near Fulton St, N.Y. Print: image area: 21.5 x 31.3 cm. Contemporary full hand-color. Matted and framed in modern wood frame under Plexiglas. Not examined outside of frame. Lightly browned.

First edition.

Taylor sits astride his black horse looking behind him while gesturing to the front, where American cavalry charge the enemy. The battle depicted is probably Resaca de la Palma, the only battle in which Taylor unleashed a cavalry charge.


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