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Captain May captures General La Vega  

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Capture of Genl. La Vega by the Gallant Capt. May at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma May 9th, 1846


New York

Nathaniel Currier



Hand-colored lithograph. Print image 21.6x32.2 cm (8½x12¾") on a sheet 26.6x35.7 cm (10¼x14"), matted. First Edition.

An active scene dominated by the image of the mounted May, pistol in hand, staying de la Vega’s hand, while two Mexican soldiers attempt to prevent him. An early depiction of a Texas battle.

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Margins browned and chipped; very good.

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