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Cross of the martyrs, Santa Fe

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Cross of the martyrs, Santa Fe
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

Santa Fe, N.M., November 11, 1943

(97.106.1N)

Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada

Description

2 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; top image 4.75 x 6 in., bottom image 4.75 x 6 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink sketches of the town and the monument, Cross of the Martyrs, in Santa Fe.
Top sketch is a view of buildings, a football field, and surrounding landscape ; indicates the New Mexico to Colorado highway leading toward the Cross of the Martyrs ; mountains in background.
Bottom sketch of four people looking at the Cross of the Martyrs of Santa Fe with town buildings in the background ; inset of inscription on the base of the monument at right.
Drawing 97.106.1M is on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in pen, top image: Football field / N.M. to Colorado highway [arrow right] / looking down from / the Cross of Martyrs. Written in pen, bottom image: 11-11-43 Cross of the Martyrs -- Santa Fe. Written in pen, inset in bottom image: Cross of the Martyrs / Erected by members of / The knight of Columbus and / The Historical Society of New Mexico / In Memory of the Franciscan Friars / in the Revolution in the / Province of New Mexico / August 9th and 10th AD 1680.

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