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Jefferson Davis, President CSA

Creator:
W. M. Brown
Location:
Virginia, Richmond
Origin Date:
1960-1975
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0489
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features a reproduction of an oil painting of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America, during the United States Civil War, 1861-1865. Painted by artist John Robertson in 1863, the almost half-length portrait depicts Davis facing toward the viewer's right. The postcard reverse is undivided. The caption is printed in the upper left corner. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.