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Creator Role

lithographers

Description

The photograph depicts a caricature of Jefferson Davis in female clothing, holding a bag of gold, pursued by Union soldiers, crying, "Let me alone, you blood thirsty villains...." Mrs. Davis responds, "Look out you vile Yankees, if you make him mad he will hurt some of you!"

Description Source

Library of Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/96511718/ (accessed June 7, 2018)

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1865

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Measurement

2 3/8 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

Recto, at bottom: THE LAST DITCH OF THE CHIVALRY, OR A PRESIDENT IN PETTICOATS.

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

1018

Digital ID

FVW_01018

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 Ditch Of The Chivalry, Or A President In Petticoats

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