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A King for the South

A King for the South Patriotic cover
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This patriotic cover (envelope featuring images and slogans) was printed during the Civil War to promote the antislavery cause and depicts an African American man wearing a saucepan on his head, wearing a C.S.A uniform and carrying a sword and a bottle. Legend continues: "They want a king down south--King Dahomey sends Prince Sauce-pan of the royal blood--This is his nigger-otype--from life."

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