Carnival Flags - The Battle of Flowers

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Stock #: 789523
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: San Antonio
State: Texas (TX)
County: Comal,Bexar
Artist: Oilette
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Postmark: 1909 Jun-12
PM City: San Antonio
PM State: TX
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The revolution of Texas against the government of Santa Anna of Mexico, started n 1835, at which time San Antonio had a population of 7,000. The fall of the Alamo, March 6th, 1836 (when Travis, Crockett, Bowie and 180 brave Texans perished), and the battle of San Jacinto, April 22nd, 1836, ended the rule under the Mexican flag, and the "Lone Star of Texas" was born. The annual celebration of "The Battle of Flowers" on April 22nd is in commemoration of the latter event.

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San Antonio, Tex. Oulzta" CARNIVAL.FLAGS-THE BATTLE OF FLOWERS OF

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POSTOCARE NO BOLT QUI SSTKABTE CARTE POSTALE JUN 12 2.30 PM By Appointment. Carnival Flags. The revolution fof Texas against-the government of Santa Anna of Mexico, starte in 1835, at which time San Antonio had a population of 7000. 7The fall of the Alamo, March 6th, 1836 (when Travis, Erdckgtt, ) Bowie and 180o brave Texans perished), and the battle of San Jacinto, April 22d, 1836, ended the rule under the Mexican flag, and the "Lone Star of Texas" was born. The annual celebration of "The Battle of Flowers" on (FOR ADDRss ONLY. C Carrie Carher April 22d is h commemoration of the latter evet. bmimuki 0Cale r Wednee dayon HCalhan r nedany Growe Printed in Englnd. CARNIVAL FLAGS."- San Antonio, Tex. Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE" Regd:] Postcard 2452. 99 ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING &QUEEN 66 EX

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