African-American man with knapsack walking away from a Caucasian man lynched from a tree branch. White envelope with blue ink. Image on left. "Judas vile betrayed his master, I betrayed fair liberty. We meet the same end of high treason and dangle from the same high tree. Massa Davis, what a figure, you will cut upon dat swing. I'd sooner be the poorest nigger, den the whitest 'cotton king.'"
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Caricatures and cartoons -- Patriotism -- African Americans -- Pictorial works -- Slaves -- United States -- Pictorial works -- Lynching -- Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
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"Judas vile betrayed his master, I betrayed fair liberty (Pictorial envelope)." (1861). African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection – Images. 152.