The Alamo and Beyond: A Collector's JourneyPhil Collins Gary S. Zaboly / Oct 14, 2019
The Alamo and Beyond A Collector s Journey When Phil Collins was a kid growing up in a London suburb he would often watch an amazing show on his family television There in black and white was Fess Parker as Davy Crockett King of the Wild F
When Phil Collins was a kid growing up in a London suburb, he would often watch an amazing show on his family television There, in black and white, was Fess Parker as Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier As he matured, Collins not only acted out the exploits of his new hero, but he often refought the Battle of the Alamo with his toy soldiers Even though music camWhen Phil Collins was a kid growing up in a London suburb, he would often watch an amazing show on his family television There, in black and white, was Fess Parker as Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier As he matured, Collins not only acted out the exploits of his new hero, but he often refought the Battle of the Alamo with his toy soldiers Even though music came to dominate his life, it was this love of history and Davy Crockett and the Alamo in particular that was always near by On one musical tour, Collins encountered his first David Crockett autograph for sale at a store called the Gallery of History I didn t know this stuff was out there, that you could own it, the rock n roll legend said It had never occurred to him Later, he received a birthday present that would change his life a receipt for a saddle signed by an Alamo defender From that point forward, the drummer began building his impressive Alamo and Texas Revolution collection Here, for the first time in history, are the artifacts, relics, and documents that compose the Phil Collins collection, available in a beautifully designed color book shot through with stunning photography and crisply rendered illustrations Collins s prose takes the reader through the joys of being a collector as he lovingly describes what each piece in this impressive assemblage means to him Photographer Ben Powell of Austin brought these items to vivid relief, and artist Gary Zaboly s masterful pen and ink drawings breath life into the items Essays by Texas historians Bruce Winders, Don Frazier, and Stephen Hardin provide the historical background to the collection and help make this into a work of art that also serves handily as a serious research tool.
The Alamo Sep , The story of the Alamo begins with the establishment of the Mission San Francisco de Solano near the Rio Grande River in There, Spanish missionary Father Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares worked to convert many of the Coahuiltecan bands to Catholicism. The Alamo HISTORY Mar , In December , during Texas war for independence from Mexico, a group of Texan volunteer soldiers occupied the Alamo, a former Franciscan mission located near the present day city of Battle of the Alamo The Battle of the Alamo ThoughtCo The Alamo was a fortified old mission in the center of the town of San Antonio de Bxar it was defended by about rebellious Texans, chief among them Lt Colonel William Travis, famed frontiersman Jim Bowie and former Congressman Davy Crockett. Facts About the Battle of the Alamo ThoughtCo Mar , The basic story of the Alamo is that rebellious Texans had captured the city of San Antonio de Bxar modern day San Antonio, Texas in a battle in December and afterward had fortified the Alamo, a fortress like former mission in the center of town. The Battle of the Alamo Texas Revolution ThoughtCo The siege of the Alamo took place from February to March , , during the Texas Revolution . The Phil Collins Collection The Alamo Phil Collins amazing collection includes hundreds of items In a few years, you will be able to see the entire collection in a world class Alamo museum and visitors center Plans for that museum, and for reimaging the Alamo experience, are being drawn up now.
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