University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Nathaniel Currier Mexican War Lithographs, 1846-1847



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888
Title: Nathaniel Currier Mexican War lithographs
Dates: 1846-1847
Abstract: Nathaniel Currier Mexican War Lithographs, 1846-1847, is comprpised of 15 Mexican War scenes made by lithographic printer and publisher Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) prior to his association with J. Merritt Ives.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00610
Extent: 1 inch
Quantity: Includes 15 hand-colored lithographs and 5 photostatic copies
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Fifteen Mexican War scenes made by lithographic printer and publisher Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) prior to his association with J. Merritt Ives. Includes battle scenes and United States military leaders.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888
Harney, William S. (William Selby), 1800-1889
Marshall, Humphrey
Ringgold, Samuel, 1796-1846
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866.
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850
Subjects
Art
Battle of Buena Vista (Mexico : 1847)
Battle of Monterrey (Monterrey, Mexico : 1846)
Battle of Palo Alto (Texas : 1846)
Battle of Resaca de la Palma (Texas : 1846)
Mexican War (1846-1848)
Places
Buena Vista
Mexico
Monterrey
Palo Alto
Resaca de la Palma Battlefield

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nathaniel Currier Mexican War Lithographs, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Lithographs

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3S227 [SRH1230022775] Major General Winfield Scott, circa 1846
General Z. Taylor, circa 1847
General Taylor and Staff, circa 1847
General Taylor at the Battle of Palo Alto, circa 1846
General Taylor at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma, circa 1846
Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846
The Night After the Battle, circa 1846
Major Samuel Ringgold, circa 1846
Death of Major Ringgold, circa 1846
Storming of the Heights of Monterrey, circa 1846
General Taylor Never Surrenders, circa 1847
Battle of Buena Vista, circa 1847
The Gallant Charge of the Kentucky Cavalry Under Colonel Marshall, circa 1847
Naval Bombardment of Vera Cruz, circa 1847
Colonel Harney at the Dragoon Fight at Medelin, Near Vera Cruz, circa 1847