The sunny South : our country [graphic]

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Title

The sunny South : our country [graphic]

Description

The sunny South : our country. Dated between 1861 and 1865. This pro-Confederate Civil War era envelope depicts a young child, possibly representing the young Confederacy, holding the snake of abolition in one hand as he holds the national flag of the Confederacy in his other. The Confederacy used the eleven-star flag as its national flag from July 2, 1861 until November 28, 1861.

Note: Title from item.

Source

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

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

A1985/012/0976

Coverage

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.

Citation

“The sunny South : our country [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed April 14, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/872.