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A page of the "The Stars and Stripes" newspaper, Thibodaux, Louisiana dated February 21, 1863, printed on wallpaper. Wallpaper pattern is a Renaissance Revival roller-printed floral pattern in powdery white and blue pigment on gray ground.
paper (fiber product)
"THE STARS AND STRIPES. / THIBODAUX, LA., WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21, 1863." (Newspaper header followed by first two article titles.)
"The Stars and Stripes, / Is published in the City of Thibodaux, / La., by the proprietors, semi-occasionally. / Price - picaynee per copy, ALWAYS IN ADVANCE." (printed)
"HOW A MAN FEELS IN BATTLE."
"Written for the Stars and Stripes, / PRINCIPLE VERSUS POLICY, / or A WORD TO COPPERHEADS."
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
11 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1863 (date of newspaper)