Pancho Villa death mask

From the exhibition:
Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now

New Mexico History Museum

In 1920, Francisco "Pancho" Villa ended his adventures as a general, revolutionary, and bandit and retired to his large hacienda in Chihuahua. Three years later, he was assassinated in Parral, Mexico. On display in the History Museum’s main exhibit, Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now.

History Collection NMHM, DCA, 10902/45 Gift of Mayor Sam Pick for City of Santa Fe

Photo by Blair Clark, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

Note: Representative image at left is often cropped for display purposes. Downloaded high-resolution images are not cropped.