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The Confederate Coat of Arms

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DESCRIPTION

Crude parody of a coat of arms for the Confederacy. The border on the right, bottom and left is a rattlesnake. The top is a ribbon with the text "OH! "LET ME ALONE!"" in it. Inside appears a skull and crossbones, the skull wears a crown, and a bottle of whiskey is below it. The caption below reads, "The Confederate Coat of Arms." Black ink on beige envelope, image on left side. Image printed on envelope, mounted on various colored pages and collected in an album.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 76574

Creation Date: 1860 after

Creator Name: Unknown

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Collection Name: Civil War Illustrated Envelopes, 1861-1865

Genre: Print

Original Format Type: prints, fine-art

Original Format Number: PH 2630, box #2, page 106

Original Dimensions: 5.5625 x 3.0625 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Envelopes printed during Civil War depicting mostly pro-Union and anti-Confederate themes.

SUBJECTS

Alcoholic beverages

Americana

Animals

Arts

Bottles

Caricatures and cartoons

Civil War, 1861-1865

Ephemera

Food industry and trade

Intellectual life

Military art and science

Political science

Signs and symbols

Snakes

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