Star of the North, or comet of 1861 [graphic]

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Title

Star of the North, or comet of 1861 [graphic]

Description

Star of the North, or comet of 1861. Dated between 1861-1865. This Civil War envelope depicts President Lincoln as a comet streaking across the sky in patriotic hues.

Note: Title from item.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. USM 017

Date

between 1861-1865

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

A1985/012/0381

Is Part Of

William Caleb Loring Illustrated Envelope Collection. See the Museum Archives for more information regarding this collection.

Illustrated Patriotic Envelopes of the American Civil War exhibition

Extent

1 item ; 9 x 14 cm.

Provenance

Gift of William Caleb Loring.

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Citation

“Star of the North, or comet of 1861 [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed July 2, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/856.