Lot 433 of 522:
Rare Winfield Scott Broadside  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$900
$700 - $1,000

Scenes in the Life of General Scott






Broadside: image area: 69x52 cm (27¼x20½"); overall sheet size: 79.5x58.5 cm (31¼x23"). Four columns of typeset text surrounded by 18 woodcut vignettes showing Scott at center mounted and in uniform and various scenes from his career. First Edition.

Vignettes from upper left clockwise include Bombardment of Vera Cruz, Entrance into the Grand Plaza of Mexico, Battle of Cerro Gordo, Battle of Contreras, Battle of Churubusco, Battle of Molino del Rey, Storming of Chapultepec, Scott Badly Wounded, Battle of Lindy’s Lane, Battle of Fort George, Scott Tearing Down the British Flag, Scott Attacked by Indian Chiefs. The text relates to the vignettes and covers Fort George, the War of 1812, Seminole Wars, and the Mexican-American War. 

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Slightly wrinkled and creased; closed tears with some loss at folds; very good.

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