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763: 1865 Civil War Lithograph JEFFS LAST SHIFT

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763: 1865 Civil War Lithograph JEFFS LAST SHIFT

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Political“JEFF’S LAST SHIFT”
Printed by J.H. Bufford


1865, Civil War Lithograph: “JEFF’S LAST SHIFT,” Printed by J.H. Bufford, Boston, MA, Very Fine.
Uncolored print, 9.5” x 13.75” image, with wide margins to 13.25” x 17.75”. Subtitled: “Capture of Jeff Davis, May 10th 1865, at Irwinsville, GA.” Fanciful illustration of a knife-wielding Jefferson Davis, wearing dress and bonnet as a disguise, fending off three Union solders. His wife warns the soldiers (in the bottom margin): “The men had better not provoke the President as he might hurt some of ‘em.” Lightly toned sheet in wonderful condition.

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763: 1865 Civil War Lithograph JEFFS LAST SHIFT

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Oct 23, 2005
Starting Price $360
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Lot 0763 Details

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Political“JEFF’S LAST SHIFT”
Printed by J.H. Bufford


1865, Civil War Lithograph: “JEFF’S LAST SHIFT,” Printed by J.H. Bufford, Boston, MA, Very Fine.
Uncolored print, 9.5” x 13.75” image, with wide margins to 13.25” x 17.75”. Subtitled: “Capture of Jeff Davis, May 10th 1865, at Irwinsville, GA.” Fanciful illustration of a knife-wielding Jefferson Davis, wearing dress and bonnet as a disguise, fending off three Union solders. His wife warns the soldiers (in the bottom margin): “The men had better not provoke the President as he might hurt some of ‘em.” Lightly toned sheet in wonderful condition.

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