Bandera in Bandera County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Artist John Warren Hunter (1903-93), son of J. Marvin Hunter, was born in Kimble County and known for his scenic depictions of Texas. A 1923 graduate of Bandera High School, he soon began printing the Harper Herald with his wife Lora. After attending the Chicago Art Institute and serving in cartographic services during World War II, he opened the Hunter School of Art in San Antonio. He also taught at the San Antonio Art Institute, becoming dean in 1950. Many of his works, including woodblock and linoleum prints, paintings, commercial illustrations and copper etchings, have been widely collected and displayed in such places as the Smithsonian Institution, White House, Alamo, and San Jacinto Monument.
Marker is the property of the State of Texas
Erected 2007 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13938.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 29° 43.687′ N, 99° 4.282′ W. Marker is in Bandera, Texas, in Bandera County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 13th St, Bandera TX 78003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frontier Times Museum (here, next to this marker); Bandera County Courthouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Montel C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (about 800 feet away); Mormon Settlers in Bandera County (about 800 feet away); Amasa Clark (about 800 feet away); Tribute to Valor (about 800 feet away); Bandera County War Memorial (about 800 feet away); Captain Jack Phillips (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bandera.
Also see . . . Frontier Times. Frontier Times is a popular magazine devoted to the history of the American West in Bandera Texas. (Submitted on December 11, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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