The Confederacy in Petticoats.

Title

The Confederacy in Petticoats.

Creator

Landy Photo

Files

Creator Role

creator

Description

The carte de visite features two Union soldiers pursuing Jefferson Davis, who is dressed in women's clothing. A woman stands at the side of the scene and chastises the soldiers.

Transcription

recto, caption in cartoon: Hold on old Jeff! the last / Ditch is not on that side of / the Fence. recto, caption in cartoon: I thought your Government / was too Magnanimous to / hunt down “Women and Children” recto, caption in cartoon: Dont Irritate / t

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Measurement

2 3/8 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, caption in cartoon: Hold on old Jeff! the last / Ditch is not on that side of / the Fence. recto, caption in cartoon: I thought your Government / was too Magnanimous to / hunt down “Women and Children” recto, caption in cartoon: Dont Irritate / t

Subjects

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Political cartoons

Work Type

albumen prints • cartes-de-visite (card Photos)

Class

CDV's

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

1020.00

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 Confederacy in Petticoats.

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