Bookmark with document
1863 or later
Overall: 8 1/8 x 2 1/16 in. ( 20.6 x 5.2 cm )
Inscription: paper visit card, inscribed at upper left corner: "Presented/Nov. 11, 1933"; printed in black: "Miss Gertrude Cohen/420 West 144th Street" Inscription: reverse of bookmark, bottom edge: "T.STEVENS./COVENTRY." Inscription: reverse of ribbon,
Polychrome jaquard-woven silk bookmark with bust-length portrait of General "Stonewall" Jackson within laurel wreath at center; eagle with stars and stripes shield above; ornate pedestal beneath with tablet inscribed: "THE LATE/GENERAL/"STONEWALL" JACKSON/DIED MAY 9, 1863./'KNOW YE NOT THAT THERE/IS A PRINCE AND A GREAT MAN/FALLEN THIS DAY IN ISRAEL.'/2 SAMl. IIIC.G8"; American flags and military attributes above.
Gift of Miss Gertrude Cohen, 1933
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