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Agriculture, Manufactures, Fine Arts | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Agriculture, Manufactures, Fine Arts

Agriculture, Manufactures, Fine Arts | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
A crop of hemp on the left is feeding through a spinning wheel with the words: "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it, and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle Sam is at the spinning wheel. Below the hemp is the text: "AGRICULTURE," and below the spinning wheel is text: "MANUFACTURES" and below the gallows is: "FINE ARTS." Caption above reads: "Them pesky Treason fellers hev got to hev rope and more tew,' and we mite jest as well be gettin the hemp dewins ready first as last and give 'em full swing." Red and blue ink on beige envelope. Illustration in upper left corner, printed on envelope, mounted on a decorative border and collected in an album.
DESCRIPTION
A crop of hemp on the left is feeding through a spinning wheel with the words: "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it, and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle Sam is at the spinning wheel. Below the hemp is the text: "AGRICULTURE," and below the spinning wheel is text: "MANUFACTURES" and below the gallows is: "FINE ARTS." Caption above reads: "Them pesky Treason fellers hev got to hev rope and more tew,' and we mite jest as well be gettin the hemp dewins ready first as last and give 'em full swing." Red and blue ink on beige envelope. Illustration in upper left corner, printed on envelope, mounted on a decorative border and collected in an album.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:75992
Creation Date:after 1860
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Civil War illustrated envelopes, 1861-1865
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2630, Box#1, page 118
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.0625 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Envelopes printed during Civil War depicting mostly pro-Union and anti-Confederate themes.
SUBJECTS
Hemp
Caricatures and cartoons
Clothing and dress
Hats
Spinning-wheel
Ephemera
Civil War, 1861-1865
Men
Americana

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