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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
2 3/8 X 4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
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.]
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Political cartoons
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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