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355: Lithograph JEFF DAVIS CAUGHT AT LAST

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355: Lithograph JEFF DAVIS CAUGHT AT LAST

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Civil War Prints�True Picture of the Capture of Jeff Davis�

�JEFF DAVIS CAUGHT AT LAST. HOOP SKIRTS & SOUTHERN CHIVALRY,� c. 1865, Uncolored Lithograph by J.L. Magee, Philadelphia, PA, Extremely Fine.
11� x 15�, matted to 16� x 21�. Wonderful cartoon depiction of Jefferson Davis�s capture by Union troops who needle Davis (who is disguised in a dress): �The only true Picture of the Capture of Jeff Davis, from the account furnished by Col. Prichard of the 4th Mich. Cavalry...� Each figure has a balloon comment above their head: �Narry time! she�s the Bearded Lady! Laying around loose. Where�s Barnum?� Davis responds: �I think the United States Government could find something better to do, than to be hunting Women and children.� The soldier pointing his rifle at Davis exclaims: �Halloa! Boots and Spurs on a Woman? drop that bucket and hood, or I�ll drop you quicker than a Dutch lunch can slide down a Bummers windpipe.� Very fine and clean, toned light brown.
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355: Lithograph JEFF DAVIS CAUGHT AT LAST

Estimate $800 - $1,000
Feb 13, 2005
Starting Price $400
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Lot 0355 Details

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Civil War Prints�True Picture of the Capture of Jeff Davis�

�JEFF DAVIS CAUGHT AT LAST. HOOP SKIRTS & SOUTHERN CHIVALRY,� c. 1865, Uncolored Lithograph by J.L. Magee, Philadelphia, PA, Extremely Fine.
11� x 15�, matted to 16� x 21�. Wonderful cartoon depiction of Jefferson Davis�s capture by Union troops who needle Davis (who is disguised in a dress): �The only true Picture of the Capture of Jeff Davis, from the account furnished by Col. Prichard of the 4th Mich. Cavalry...� Each figure has a balloon comment above their head: �Narry time! she�s the Bearded Lady! Laying around loose. Where�s Barnum?� Davis responds: �I think the United States Government could find something better to do, than to be hunting Women and children.� The soldier pointing his rifle at Davis exclaims: �Halloa! Boots and Spurs on a Woman? drop that bucket and hood, or I�ll drop you quicker than a Dutch lunch can slide down a Bummers windpipe.� Very fine and clean, toned light brown.

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