Engraved image is of Stephen F. Austin leaning against a tree with his left arm propped on a Kentucky rifle. His right arm reaches across his chest to rest on an axe hanging in his belt. A dog is at one side. Both figures are on a blanket spread under the tree at the edge of an open field with deer grazing in the background. Engraving is mounted on paper board. Owned by Mrs. Emma May Williams Jensen, lateral descendant of Moses Austin.
9.5 x 11.5 in. (24 x 29.5 cm)
Place of Origin
Gift to Texas Memorial Museum from Mrs. P. C. Hudnall, 1958.
Caption / Inscription / Signature
Markings: "S.F. Austin in 1823" "Engraved by C. Burt" "S.F.Austin"
Artisan or Artist
paper ; engravings
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