Jefferson Davis:
Jefferson Davis: 'Jeff Davis in his Traveling Costume' cartoon CDV

Jefferson Davis: "Jeff Davis in his Traveling Costume" cartoon CDV

Price: $100.00
Carte de visite photograph satirizing former Confederate President Jefferson Davis after his capture, 1865.
Catalog No: 19329
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 2.5 x 4 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF
Carte de visite photograph satirizing former Confederate President Jefferson Davis after his capture, 1865. No imprint. The date June 3rd, 1865 written in period pencil verso. Depicts Davis in feminine attire based on the widely held and erroneous belief that he was captured wearing one of his wife's dresses. Cards such as this one proliferated in the North during the summer of 1865.

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