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Price Realized: $1,625 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2486 Lot 28
(EPHEMERA.) Harley, Joseph S. Jeffie Davis, the Belle of Richmond. 5 printed pages on one sheet, 5 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches; some separations at folds; inked library stamps on verso. New York, 1865
Estimate $800 - 1,200
On 10 May 1865, Jefferson Davis was captured while allegedly wearing his wife's cloak, a development which brought joy to the hearts of Union cartoonists. This five-panel pamphlet depicts a nervous-looking Davis being fitted for a skirt, running desperately from the troops, and finally standing at the gallows.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,625