Thus will it ever be with tyrants : Virginia the mighty card [graphic]

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Title

Thus will it ever be with tyrants : Virginia the mighty card [graphic]

Description

Thus will it ever be with tyrants. Virginia the mighty card. Dated about 1865. This pro-Confederate trading card for the state of Virginia depicts a patriotic shield adorned by Confederate flags and the Virginia state seal. An example of a trading card matching this description was discovered in the boardinghouse of Mary Surratt after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Note: Title from item.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. USM 300.006

Date

about 1865

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2018/029/003

Coverage

Is Part Of

Carl E. Wahlstrom ephemera collection.

References

Kauffman, Michael W. (2007). American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies. New York: Random House Publishing Group.

Extent

1 item ; 8 x 12 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Estate of Carl Wahlstrom

Citation

“Thus will it ever be with tyrants : Virginia the mighty card [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed May 19, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1112.