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The object is a Civil War-era patriotic envelope. It depicts an image of a skull, snake, and plume as symbols of secession. It is printed on off-white paper in black ink.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 1/8 X 5 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper and adhesive
Recto, around image: Vanity, Treachery & Death. / SECESSION EMBLEMS. recto, vertical along left side: D. Murphy's Son, Print. 65 Fulton & 372 Pearl Sts. N.Y.
Secession; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[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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