Pancho Villa death mask

From the New Mexico History Museum

In 1920, Gen. Francisco "Pancho" Villa ended his adventures as a 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

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