By Gordon Davis
24 strange prints performed through the overdue Dallas artist Gordon Davis in the course of a 10 yr interval from 1966 to 1976. initially commissioned by means of Bob Cowan of the Militaria store in Dallas. those have by no means prior to been reproduced as prints. 17 masking Union troops and seven accomplice troops.
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