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D. Murphy's Son
A king for the south.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. African American man dressed in a C.S.A. uniform with epaulettes, a sword, and a frying pan for a hat. He is barefoot and holds a bottle. White envelope with brown ink. Image on left. Printed at right of image: 'A King for the South. / They want a King down South - King Daho- / mey sends Prince Sauce-pan of the royal blood / - this is nigger-otype - from life.-' Printed vertically at left of envelope: 'D. Murphy's Son, Print. 65 Fulton & 372 Pearl-sts. N. Y.'
About the Creator: D. Murphy's Son first appears in the Trow's New York City Directory of 1847. The business last appears in Trow's New York City Directory of 1900-1901. Among other items, D. Murphy's Son printed shelf and wall clock labels.
African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons
Pictorial envelopesPatriotic envelopesImage
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