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The Storming of Chapultepec [picture postcard]

view The Storming of Chapultepec [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Milwaukee Public Museum Group
Physical description:
1 color item, 3.5" x 5.5"
Type:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
Mexico
Mexico City (Mexico)
Date:
19||
1845-1848
1847-1848
Notes:
Series III, Box 27, Military--U.S.A.
Summary:
Illustration depicting soldiers inching their way up the hill to Chapultepec. They are dressed in blue and carry the American flag. Around them are piled dead bodies of soldiers. In this image the landscape of Mexico City consists of distant mountains and the castle of Chapultepec on a hill. The rest of the area the soldiers march through is open space instead of the metropolitan area of Mexico City that has been established in this period.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Soldiers
United States--History--War with Mexico
Armed Forces
History
American Occupation
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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