[A drawing depicting a scene from the Mier Expedition]

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Photograph of a drawing titled "MIER PRISONERS CHARGE ON THE GUARD AND VICTORY AT SALADO." The drawing depicts a scene from the Mier Expedition of soldiers fighting prisoners. The men are carrying guns, bayonets, and spears and are engaged in battle. There is an arched doorway (with a view of four armed guards) to a stucco mission in the top left corner of the drawing. Rooftops and trees are visible in the top right corner. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.7 cm x 12.5 cm. Back of photograph in pencil: " J.H.P. Davis. Richmond, ...

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 25.5 cm, Height: 20.4 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1842 - 1845.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 288 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

The George Ranch Historical Park has contributed a collection of over 2,000 photographs, artifacts, letters, artwork and more to us. The Park is a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum.

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Description

Photograph of a drawing titled "MIER PRISONERS CHARGE ON THE GUARD AND VICTORY AT SALADO." The drawing depicts a scene from the Mier Expedition of soldiers fighting prisoners. The men are carrying guns, bayonets, and spears and are engaged in battle. There is an arched doorway (with a view of four armed guards) to a stucco mission in the top left corner of the drawing. Rooftops and trees are visible in the top right corner. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.7 cm x 12.5 cm. Back of photograph in pencil: " J.H.P. Davis. Richmond, Texas." Also numbers: "253 and 92" written in pencil. Stamped number 367 partially visible.

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 25.5 cm, Height: 20.4 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

The George Ranch Collection features extensive materials from the George Ranch Historical Park a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families, and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton and oil.

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  • 1842 - 1845

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  • 1842 - 1845

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 6, 2007, 3:56 p.m.

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[A drawing depicting a scene from the Mier Expedition], photograph, 1842 - 1845; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8270/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.