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Creator Role

designer publisher

Description

Confederate president Jefferson Davis appears in this cartoon pull-tab lithograph. The tab changes his expression from a smile about the Confederate victory at Fort Sumter to a frown over the surrender of Vicksburg.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

5 1/2 X 2 3/4 inches (tab upright)

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); lithography

Inscription

recto, when tab is upright: JEFF DAVIS, / after the surrender of / FORT SUMTER / April 13 1861 / Postage 3 cents recto, when tab is pulled down: JEFF DAVIS, / after the surrender of / VICKSBURG / July 4 1863 / Postage 3 cents verso, inscribed at top: 250- / 84 verso, backmark: Designed and published by D. C. Johnston Studio building / Tremont St BOSTON

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithograph

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

8261

Digital ID

FVW_08261

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.

Jefferson Davis Pull Tab Lithograph

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