is a stunning and historical piece, and a "must have" for anyone with a
love for the Great State of Texas, an interest in the Civil War, or an
interest in History in general. It would make a great gift for any
proud Texan. What image better captures Texas pride than that of armed
Texans in front of the beloved Alamo?
Above the picture
of the Alamo, is a picture of Ft. Lancaster, and a picture of Fort
Brown, also in Texas. This is the perfect gift for any Texan.
This is a
beautiful print, and will be the center of attention when framed and
displayed in your study or office. It is in excellent condition, and is
a rare and important historical piece.
of this century, these older, original pages do not yellow and fall
apart. The reason is that modern newspapers use an acid based process.
Remnant acid in the paper causes the paper to quickly yellow and
deteriorate. A different process was used in the mid-1800's which
yielded an exceptional quality paper that will last for
centuries. Special acid free mats should be used when you frame this
piece to ensure that it will last another 150 years. Acid free mats are
available at most better frame shops. If you have any questions related
to handling or framing this piece feel free to email me. The print is
approximately 10 3/4 X 16 inches. I have been collecting Civil War
Newspapers for over 10 years. It is a fascinating hobby, and I find
that these pieces really get noticed when framed and displayed on your
Don't miss your
chance to own an original, historic print of the Alamo. Order
Original 1861 Illustration of the Battle of the Alamo
Item Number: h1861p185
Buyer pays $6.50
shipping. Immediate shipping for Money Orders, Allow 10 days for
personal checks to clear.