The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 94, July 1990 - April, 1991 Page: 424
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J. C. Martin, Director of the San Jacinto Museum has written the introduction.
Thoughtful essays on the men, the politics and the tools of warfare in 1836 set the stage for
the paintings. Mr. Shaw adds insight into the evolution of selected pictures and an historical
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 94, July 1990 - April, 1991, periodical, 1991; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101214/m1/424/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.