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The Massacre of Don Pedro Villasur

On display through Feb 01, 2020 at the New Mexico History Museum

This exhibition features 23 original graphic history art works by Santa Fe artist Turner Avery Mark-Jacobs. This display, ’The Massacre of Don Pedro Villasur,’ narrates the history of an ill-fated Spanish colonial military expedition which set out from Santa Fe in 1720, a story that is also depicted in the History Museum’s Segesser Hide paintings.  

Also on exhibit at the New Mexico History Museum


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