Traitor. Patriot [graphic]

A1985_012_0563DS.jpg

Title

Traitor. Patriot [graphic]

Description

Traitor. Patriot. Dated between 1861 and 1865. This Civil War envelope depicts the presidential (John Bell) and vice presidential (Edward Everett) candidates of the Constitutional Union Party. The word "Traitor" has been stamped over John Bell's image. The word "Patriot" been stamped over Edward Everett's image. A Union flag with a liberty cap on the flag pole appears at the bottom of the portraits.

Note: Title from item.

Source

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

Publisher

Date

between 1861 and 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

A1985/012/0563

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 ; 8 x 14 cm.

Provenance

Gift of William Caleb Loring.

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Citation

“Traitor. Patriot [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed May 8, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/861.