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Manufacturer: Steuben Glass (American, 1903 - present)

Artist: Sidney Waugh (designer) (American, 1904 - 1963)

Date: 1950-1959
Place Depicted:Texas, United States of America
Medium: engraved crystal
Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 8 x 8 inches (36.8 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Base: 11 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (27.9 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm)
Classification: Decorative Arts
Inscribed: TEXAS/ REMEMBER THE ALAMO (front); 4 (bottom of base under signature, etched)
Signed: Sidney Waugh (lower front, etched); Steuben (bottom of base, etched)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 41.8.1.44.A
Accession Number: 1965.3.877.CL
Previous Number: 41.8.1.CL
DescriptionThe Battle of the Alamo.
Label Text:“The underlying causes of the great struggle for Texan independence are too complex to be considered here. . . . The Alamo was . . . a symbol of victory in defeat. Victory went to the Mexicans. . . . But the Texan spirit would not be broken. ‘Remember the Alamo’ became their battle cry.” Sidney Waugh
Provenance: Manufacturer; purchased December 4, 1959 through (Neiman-Marcus, Dallas, Texas) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
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