Taylor's Victories on the Rio Grande

Taylor's Victories on the Rio Grande

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print; series of vingettes; at center is a small portrait of Zachary Taylor on horseback. This is surrounded by four small battle scenes: Bombardment of Matamoras, Battle of Alto Alto, Capture of Gen. Vega, and Charge of Capt. May. Iconography includes a U.S. shield and an eagle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
1846
depicted
Taylor, Zachary
maker
Sarony & Major
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 11 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2552
catalog number
60.2552
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Horses
Chronology: 1840-1849
Mexican War
Eagles
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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