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



The Way to Go Through Baltimore. Armed and Provisioned For a Siege.
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Title: The Way to Go Through Baltimore. Armed and Provisioned For a Siege.
Description: 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
City, State: Baltimore, Maryland
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
Shoes
Weapons
Caricatures and cartoons
Civil War, 1861-1865
Men
Americana
 

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