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The Confederate Coat of Arms



The Confederate Coat of Arms
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Title: The Confederate Coat of Arms
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.

Image ID: 76574
Creation
Date:
1860 after
Creator
Name:
Unknown
Collection
Name:
Civil War Illustrated Envelopes, 1861-1865
Genre: Print
Additional
Information:
Envelopes printed during Civil War depicting mostly pro-Union and anti-Confederate themes.
Subjects: Ephemera
Signs and symbols
Snakes
Alcoholic beverages
Caricatures and cartoons
Civil War, 1861-1865
Americana
Bottles
 

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