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.
Image ID: 76777
Creation Date: 1860 after
Creator Name: Unknown
Collection Name: Civil War illustrated envelopes, 1861-1865
Original Format Type: prints, fine-art
Original Format Number: PH 2629, box 1 of 1
Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.1875 inches
Envelopes printed during Civil War depicting mostly pro-Union and anti-Confederate themes.
Caricatures and cartoons
Civil War, 1861-1865
Clothing and dress
Military art and science
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