Catalog Archive
Auction 90, Lot 147

"Plan of the Battle of Buena Vista",

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1847 (dated)


Color: Black & White

20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm

Lithographic map drawn by Linnard and surveyed by Lieutenants Pope and Franklin. A very detailed battle plan showing a crucial battle in the war with Mexico. Outnumbered nearly 5 to 1, General Taylor's forces held, and finally defeated the advancing Mexican forces under General Santa Ana. A legend notes troop locations during the battle. Very crisp impression. Folding as issued.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/15/2000