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Creator Role

lithographer; copyrighter

Description

The lithograph carte de visite depicts Jefferson Davis in woman's clothing holding a knife. A anonymous hand holds a gun, which is pointed at Davis. The image is printed on a white paper card with black ink.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1865

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper card

Inscription

recto, beneath image: Entered according to Act of Congress in the / year 1865 by L. Prang & Co. in the Clerk's / Office of the District Court of Mass. / L. Prang & Co. Boston, Mass / THE LAST OF THE CHEVALIERS. / (End of the play) / JEFF: " I thought your government was more mag- / nanimous than to hunt down women and children.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte de visite

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

5503

Digital ID

FVW_05503

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.

The Last of the Chevaliers

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