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The Beginning of the End


[VERACRUZ, BATTLE OF]. CURRIER, Nathaniel (publisher). Capitulation of Vera Cruz. The Mexican Soldiers Marching Out, and Surrendering Their Arms to Genl. Scott, March 29, 1847. [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] 457. Print: image area: 20 x 32 cm; overall sheet size: 25 x 35.5 cm. Contemporary hand color. Professionally matted. Irregularly trimmed, right margin slightly darkened. Overall very good.

First edition. Currier 797. Peters, p. 206.

A busy scene with the Mexican Army marching out and stacking arms on the left, and officers concluding the surrender on the right. Complete with a blue palm tree, which indicates the haste in which these prints were produced.


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