"President in Petticoats! Civil War Propaganda in Photographs"

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Courtesy of International Center of Photography
"A Wolf in a Sheep's Clothing" or "Jeff Crinoline"
Fleeing from Union troops at the end of the Civil War, Confederate president Jefferson Davis accidentally grabbed his wife's overcoat instead of his own. This show focuses on how the Northern press ran wild with the story, publishing sensational images of Davis sporting a hoopskirt with his own boots peeking out from underneath.
Event phone: 212-857-0000
Event website: http://icp.org