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Carte-de-visite reproduction of a drawing shows a caricature of Gen. Benjamin Butler, military governor of New Orleans, May-Dec. 1862, as Bluebeard, for challenging the behavior of the city's Confederate women toward Union soldiers. "John Bull" looks on in horror as Butler holds a woman by her hair in one hand and a large bloody cutlass in the other.
  • Albumen prints--1860-1870.
  • Caricatures--1860-1870.
  • Cartes de visite--1860-1870.
  • Drawings--1860-1870--Reproductions--1860-1870.
  • 1 photographic print on carte de visite mount : albumen.
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