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A Confederated "Dead Head"
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-16T17:09:15Zen
dc.date.available2011-10-16T17:09:15Zen
dc.date.created1861en
dc.date.issueden
dc.identifier.othercwe image #359en
dc.identifier.otherAPT-BAG: georgetown.edu.10822_550498.tar;APT-ETAG: 919652d09917e1e22e4b7d610cc5a2db; APT-DATE: 2017-02-28_11:53:56en
dc.identifier.urien
dc.descriptionSkull and Crossbones. The text 20 Dollars a Head - Dead or Alive" appears on the crossbones. A cap' n 'bells (jester hat) appears on the skull with the initials J and D on each earflap. The J and D might refer to Jefferson Davis. The use of the cap' n 'bells is meant to imply that the Confederates are fools. The text "D. Murphy's Son, Print. 65 Fulton & 372 Pearl Street, N.Y." appears on the side of the envelope. The caption A confederate "Dead Head", appears below the image."en
dc.description.abstractIllustrated Civil War envelopes with patriotic symbols, slogans and cartoons, mostly Northern, including a few Southern ones.en
dc.formatPatriotic envelopesen
dc.format.extent48069 bytesen
dc.format.mediumimageen
dc.format.mimetypeimage/jpegen
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRoosevelt Civil War Envelopes Collection ; page 108, image 3en
dc.rightsAll Rights Reserved by Georgetown University Library.en
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865en
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865en
dc.subject.lcshCovers (Philately) -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865en
dc.subject.lcshEnvelopes (Stationary)en
dc.subject.lcshCachets (Philately)en
dc.subject.lcshPatriotism -- United Statesen
dc.subject.otherDavis, Jefferson, 1808-1889en
dc.subject.otherSkull and Crossbonesen
dc.subject.otherUnited States Civil Waren
dc.subject.otherUS Civil Waren
dc.subject.otherPatriotic envelopesen
dc.subject.otherD. Murphy's Sonen
dc.subject.otherNew Yorken
dc.subject.otherDead headen
dc.subject.otherJesters haten
dc.titleA Confederated "Dead Head"en
dc.title.alternativeRoosevelt Civil War Envelopes Collectionen
dc.title.alternativeWar envelopes, 1861en
dc.typeEphemeraen
dc.provenanceThe collection was donated to Georgetown University Library by American intelligence officer Archibald B. Roosevelt, Jr. (1918-1990), who was a grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt.en


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