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356: Lithograph (1865) The Capture of Jeff Davis

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356: Lithograph (1865) The Capture of Jeff Davis

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Civil War Prints“The Capture of Jeff Davis”

(1865) “The Capture of Jeff Davis, His Last Official Act,” Uncolored Lithograph, New York, Published at 111 Nassau St., Very Fine.
11” x 15”. As a dress-wearing Jefferson Davis flees Union cavalry troops, wielding a knife and being accompanied by a mule carrying “Confederate gold,” 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.” Clean, toned light brown.
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356: Lithograph (1865) The Capture of Jeff Davis

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Feb 13, 2005
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Lot 0356 Details

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Civil War Prints“The Capture of Jeff Davis”

(1865) “The Capture of Jeff Davis, His Last Official Act,” Uncolored Lithograph, New York, Published at 111 Nassau St., Very Fine.
11” x 15”. As a dress-wearing Jefferson Davis flees Union cavalry troops, wielding a knife and being accompanied by a mule carrying “Confederate gold,” 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.” Clean, toned light brown.

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