Postcard depicting the bodies of five of Pancho Villa's men in the desert
Postcard depicting the bodies of five of Pancho Villa's men in the desert

Postcard depicting the bodies of five of Pancho Villa's men in the desert

Douglas, Arizona: n.pub. [1910s]. Photographic postcard (in sepia, from the negative, quite clear) depicting the corpses of two fathers with their adult sons, lying on the ground where they had been executed. Unused, blank reverse has minor foxing, otherwise very good (if somewhat gruesome).

Caption on image, with errors intact, reads "The Big Battle faught Nov. 2 1915. F. Villas had 18,000 men, and lost battle. Carranza 12,000 men those men was executed Jan. 1916. Pho[to] Feb. 8 1916. 2 miles of Agua Prieta Mexico off Douglas Ariz..."

Cat.No: 177773

Price: $25.00