A Distinguished Arrival
- A Distinguished Arrival
- Political Americana
- Chapman, J.
- Political Figure:
- Davis, Jefferson, American (1808-1889), Prisoner
- Work Type:
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
reproductions (derivative objects)
- Albumen print
American Civil War
Fort Monroe, Virginia
Davis, Jefferson, American (1808-1889), Prisoner
- 10.16 x 6.0325 (Card photograph)
- Card photograph reproduces a cartoon showing an African-American soldier escorting Confederate President Jefferson Davis into captivity. Davis is dressed as a woman, which is how he was captured by union forces. Item contains an 1865 court records statement by J. Chapman.
- Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
- This digital collection and its contents are owned and operated by the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library. Digital reproductions are provided for private study, scholarship and research use only and may not be downloaded for use in electronic or print publications (including web sites), exhibitions, or broadcasts, without permission. There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source.