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The Way to Go Through Baltimore. Armed and Provisioned For a Siege.

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A man outfitted with shin guards over his boots and a basket on his head is carrying the basket lid as a shield in his left hand and a rifle in his right hand. He is also wearing a sword. He appears to have a food bag tied over his chest and stomach. The captions are oriented vertically. The left side caption reads "THE WAY TO GO THROUGH BALTIMORE" and the right side caption reads "ARMED AND PROVISIONED FOR A SIEGE". Black ink om beige envelope, image on left side.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 76777

Creation Date: 1860 after

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Baltimore

County: 

State: Maryland

Collection Name: Civil War Illustrated Envelopes, 1861-1865

Genre: Print

Original Format Type: prints, fine-art

Original Format Number: PH 2629, box 1 of 1

Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.1875 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

SUBJECTS

Americana

Arts

Caricatures and cartoons

Civil War, 1861-1865

Clothing and dress

Ephemera

Intellectual life

Men

Military art and science

Persons

Political science

Shoes

Weapons

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