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Jeff. Davis in Suspense, Long May He Wave | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Jeff. Davis in Suspense, Long May He Wave

Jeff. Davis in Suspense, Long May He Wave | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" is flying in the background. Captions below read: "JEFF. DAVIS IN SUSPENSE" and "LONG MAY HE WAVE." Black ink with hand-painted color on a white envelope, illustration on left side. Mounted on a decorative border and collected in an album.
DESCRIPTION
Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" is flying in the background. Captions below read: "JEFF. DAVIS IN SUSPENSE" and "LONG MAY HE WAVE." Black ink with hand-painted color on a white envelope, illustration on left side. Mounted on a decorative border and collected in an album.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:75694
Creation Date:after 1860
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Civil War illustrated envelopes, 1861-1865
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2630, box #1, page 18
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Envelopes printed during Civil War depicting mostly pro-Union and anti-Confederate themes.
SUBJECTS
Birds
Snakes
Trees
Ephemera
Men
Americana
Presidents
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military uniforms
Dead

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