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    Archive Relating to the Diorama Projects of the Alamo and the Texas Annexation Ceremony, both commissioned by the Dallas Historical Society in the early 1950s. This lot features approximately 30 beautiful large black and white photos of the Alamo, including a large 16" x 12" photograph of the front of the Alamo, with handwritten descriptions on verso. Also included are many letters between the Theodore B. Pitman Studio of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Dallas Historical Society members discussing the two separate commissions; two booklets, Twice-Told Tales of Texas (1939) and Under Texas Skies (1953); various uniform pencil drawings; and a large 21" x 13" hand-drawn map of the Alamo and surroundings. Both diorama projects were finished in the 1950s. All items are in very fine condition.

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    June, 2008
    16th Monday
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