[Scene on a Mexican Battlefield]

Description

This postcard shows a dead man lying in a field in Mexico. Personal items such as the man's shoes and hat are situated near the body. The body is badly decomposed. On the back of the postcard, an image shows the front porch of a building, with one person sitting inside one of the doorways. Part of the postcard material has been damaged around the back image.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

Creation Information

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921 [1910..1920].

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso and was provided by El Paso Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

This postcard shows a dead man lying in a field in Mexico. Personal items such as the man's shoes and hat are situated near the body. The body is badly decomposed. On the back of the postcard, an image shows the front porch of a building, with one person sitting inside one of the doorways. Part of the postcard material has been damaged around the back image.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

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The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso

These primary source items relate to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.

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  • [1910..1920]

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 10, 2011, 9:26 p.m.

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  • Aug. 21, 2017, 2:11 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Scene on a Mexican Battlefield], postcard, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187814/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.