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Creator Role

printmaker

Description

The etching depicts three men standing outside of a Broker's Office holding paper currency. They appear to be dressed in different military uniforms. A fourth man in gentleman's attire stands in the doorway of the busy office.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1861

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861-1888

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

etching on paper

Inscription

Recto, above image at left: 25 recto, in image on window sign: Counterfeit Confederate/[Treasure] Notes/for sale/Soldiers [under] orders to the/South supp[?] with lots to/suit at [?] noble rates

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Print

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

4842

Digital ID

FVW_04842.25

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.

Counterfeit Confederate Notes Publicly Offered for Sale in the City of Brotherly Love (from Confederate War Etchings)

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