1862. Illustrated Anti-Confederate War Envelope. West Virginia. jackass
SECESSION IS FOLLY. Illustrated Anti-Confederate War Envelope.
[West Virginia] [Civil War]
Brown & Ryan (publishers). /illustration of jackass designated
Eastern Virginia straining to jump off a cliff as a man designated Western
Virginia struggles to pull the animal back by its tail/ No Folly 'neath The Sun
Surpasses The Folly Of Those Suicidal Asses!
7.8 x 14 cm. (3.1 x 5.5 inches).
Very good. Copyright secured by Brown & Ryan, New York. (c1862). - - -
Union presses produced hundreds of these illustrated anti-Confederate war envelopes. "Over 40 years of specializing in American ephemera, I have not seen this one before." - Thomas Truxun Moebs.