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The carte de visite depicts two Union soldiers capturing Jefferson Davis and another figure, both dressed in women's clothing. Davis is at the forefront of the cartoon and stands on his proper left leg and holds a knife in his proper right hand.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

2 3/8 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, caption in print: Yer'dont say recto, caption in print: You had better not / provoke the president / he might hurt / some of you. recto, caption below cartoon: Brutal attack on helpless women by the U. S. [Governt.]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

CDVs

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

1019

Digital ID

FVW_01019

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.

Brutal Attack on Helpless Women by the U. S. Governt.

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