This envelope, produced during the American Civil War, features a patriotic Union theme with President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) portrayed as a pharmacist, chemist or alchemist stirring a receptacle titled "Pure refined national elixir of liberty." Posters advertising Union remedies surround him. Confederate leaders are shown as hanging specimens in bottles.
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“Civil War Envelope Portraying Abraham Lincoln as a Chemist.” Salem, Massachusetts: G. M. Whipple & A. A. Smith, 1861–1865. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/np193b43r.
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