Boston, MA: Ballou's Pictorial, 1856. 1st Edition. Very Good. Item #13319
a BEAUTIFUL 1856 Hand-Colored woodcut engraving of a triumphant U.S. General Winfield Scott entering Mexico City after its capture during the Mexican-American War, 1846-1848.
This engraving is printed in the January 19, 1856 of Ballou's Pictorial Newspaper, and this offering includes the entire 16-page newspaper. The print is the double-page centerfold of the issue.
With color as vibrant as the day the piece was illustrated, this print depicts Scott and his officers reviewing the troops of the Mexican Army after the surrender of Mexico City, in front of the National Palace (with the American flag flying proudly above) and the Sagrario Metropolitano, one of the most beautiful buildings in Mexico.
This piece measures 22" X 16" and is PERFECT for ffaming and display!