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"Oh, stop worrying - the public has a short memory."
  • Rowland Wilson
    born: Dallas, Texas, United States ; died: Encinitas, California, United States ; active: United States
  • "Oh, stop worrying - the public has a short memory.", circa 1965
  • published in Esquire magazine, March 1965
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor, pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 40.6 x 30.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 49.4 x 37 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 x 11 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 7/16 x 14 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0711

Group of soldiers in blue uniforms (the Mexican army) racing towards a building in the left background (identified as the Alamo) flying the flag of the Republic of Texas. Some of the soldiers are carrying rifles and ladders.