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Description

The object is a Civil War-era patriotic envelope. A cartoon is featured on the front, and the image represents a crying Jefferson Davis about to flee in a ship. It is printed on an off-white envelope in red ink.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1861

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860s

Measurement

3 1/8 X 5 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper and adhesive

Inscription

recto, beneath image: JEFF, DAVIS on the March.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

pictorial envelope

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

5386

Digital ID

FVW_05386

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

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