SAM HOUSTON: born in Virginia, 1793; died, 1863; served in war of 1812; member of Congress, 1823; governor of Tennessee, 1827; as commander in chief of the Texans defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, 1836; president of Texas, 1836-38 and 1841-44; U.S. se
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.
Not On View
Front: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY R.M. DONALDSON.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder