New Mexico Art Tells its History

The Long Journey to Statehood

From the early 1600’s as a Spanish colony known as New Spain, through its acquisition from Mexico as a Territory by the United States in 1848, to becoming its own independent state in 1912, New Mexico’s journey into statehood has been filled with dramatic stops and starts.

Related Art

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Apache Skull - HaozousWashington Landscape with Peace Medal IndianWells Fargo Stage CoachThe White Sands - GilpinWater - Chino Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico - LogsdonSketch for Spanish Dance Scene (Mural for Santa Fe Country Club)Frontier SketchesLincoln - MayhewView of Santa Fe Plaza in the 1850sSocorro Court HouseThe Long Walk of the NavajosFirst Atomic Explosion at a Distance of About Five Miles - Brixner

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