Overall: 26 3/8 x 29 3/4 in. ( 67 x 75.6 cm )
printed: below portrait: "GEN.L Z. TAYLOR./ ROUGH AND READY"
printed: below vignettes: "GEN.L TAYLOR. BATTLE OF PALO ALTO/ MAY 8TH 1846/ GEN.L TAYLOR. BATTLE OF RESACE DE LA PALMA/ Cap.t May recieving the orders to charge the Mex batteries, May 9th 1846/
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with a central full length portrait of Zachary Taylor in military dress, with four vignettes depicting battles of the Mexican War (Monterey, Buena Vista, Resaca de la Palma, Palo Alto) in the corners; floral background pattern; printed in blue, sepia, and tan on a white ground; decorative border.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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