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Image of a man kneeling and choking a snake labeled secession. Captions: "Or any other man." "That's what's the matter." Creator unknown.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
The captions are likely a reference to the lyrics in the song "John Bull, or any other man". This song was a pointed criticism of Britain's relationship with the Confederacy.
Printed envelope, 3 x 5.5 inches, Alfred S. Lippman Collection of Civil War postal covers, Manuscripts Collection 993, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Louisiana Research Collection.
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