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Early Depiction of a Texas Scene


[TEXAS]. CURRIER, Nathaniel (publisher). Genl. Taylor at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma. [along bottom] Pub. By N. Currier. Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1846, by N. Currier, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southn. Dist. Of N.Y. 2 Spruce St N.Y. [at bottom] 3. Print: image area: 21.5 x 31.5 cm; overall sheet size: 25.3 x 35.5 cm. Original hand color. Light marginal staining and chipping. Professionally matted.

First edition. Currier 2299. Peters, p. 254.

Shows Taylor mounted in full uniform and pointing with an extended finger. In the background, mounted troops charge. One of the earliest depictions of the war and a battle in Texas.


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