Lot 403 of 522:
Early depiction of the Mexican war and battle in Texas  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$144
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Resaca de la Palma. Battle of May 9th. 1846
Author:
Colburn, Charles H.
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Kelloggs & Thayer
Date:
1846
Description:

Hand-colored lithograph. Image area 20.6x31.5 cm (8¼x12½") on a sheet 25.5x35.3 cm (10x14"), professionally matted. First Edition.

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. The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War, Vol. 2, p. 553. Signed CHC in the image area.

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Condition:
Minor marginal chips, one closed marginal tear; mounted on tissue; very good.
 
Item number:
306072
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