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483: Lithograph (1865) The Capture of Jeff Davis

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Political"The Capture of Jeff Davis" Lithograph

(1865) "The Capture of Jeff Davis, His Last Official Act," Uncolored Lithograph, New York, Published at 111 Nassau St., Very Fine.
This original, historic print measures 12" x 15.5". Well printed and in its full format, somewhat soiled and wrinkled with some scattered edge tears and sold "as is". Here, a womans dress-wearing Jefferson Davis flees Union cavalry troops, he is wielding a long knife and is accompanied by a mule carrying a backpack of "Confederate gold," while his wife scolds the troops with, "Don't provoke the President, or he may hurt some of you!" The caption under this scene reads, "His last official act "The adoption of a new rebel uniform"- "He attempts to "Clear his Skirts" but finds it "All up in Dixie."



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483: Lithograph (1865) The Capture of Jeff Davis

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Feb 15, 2009
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Lot 0483 Details

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...
Political"The Capture of Jeff Davis" Lithograph

(1865) "The Capture of Jeff Davis, His Last Official Act," Uncolored Lithograph, New York, Published at 111 Nassau St., Very Fine.
This original, historic print measures 12" x 15.5". Well printed and in its full format, somewhat soiled and wrinkled with some scattered edge tears and sold "as is". Here, a womans dress-wearing Jefferson Davis flees Union cavalry troops, he is wielding a long knife and is accompanied by a mule carrying a backpack of "Confederate gold," while his wife scolds the troops with, "Don't provoke the President, or he may hurt some of you!" The caption under this scene reads, "His last official act "The adoption of a new rebel uniform"- "He attempts to "Clear his Skirts" but finds it "All up in Dixie."



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