Truth is mighty : the South to the rescue card [graphic]

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Title

Truth is mighty : the South to the rescue card [graphic]

Description

Truth is mighty, the South to the rescue card. Dated 1861. This pro-Confederate trading card depicts a patriotic shield emblazoned with a portrait of Jefferson Davis, above the state seal of Virginia. The shield is decorated with eleven stars, the number of states in the Confederacy from July 2, 1861, until November 28, 1861.

Note: Title from item.

Source

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

Date

1861

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

A2018/029/006

Is Part Of

Carl E. Wahlstrom ephemera collection.

Extent

1 item ; 8 x 12 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Estate of Carl Wahlstrom

Citation

“Truth is mighty : the South to the rescue card [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed March 2, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1115.