Temperance Movement:
Temperance Movement: 'Intemperance is the Curse of the World' postal cover

Temperance Movement: "Intemperance is the Curse of the World" postal cover

Price: $75.00
Postal cover advocating the prohibition of intoxicating beverages, c. 1855.
Catalog No: 19891
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 5.5 x 3.5 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF
Postal cover advocating the prohibition of intoxicating beverages, c. 1855. Unused. Wm. C. Hale, Fountain Office, Hartford, Connecticut. Features elaborate woodcut illustration of the "Execution, Operation & Effects of the Maine Law." To left, men break barrels of rum as a woman enters a pawnbroker and men fight in the street before a liquor store. Above, men wheel borrow bottles to a ditch. At right, a man and wife stand before a fountain, the man shown again wearing sash reading, "Love, Purity, & Fidelity." Space for stamp and address below.

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