From the collection of Boston caricaturist David Claypoole Johnston (1798-1865), a few prototypes of some Civil War-era metamorphosis cards:
Pull the tab at the bottom, and Davis’s expression changes:
There is also an amusing one of a “Buchaneer,” a supporter of James Buchanan:
Too much fiddling with these and you might be presented with this pleasant expression:
bMS Am 1608 (92). David Claypoole Johnston collection. Purchase, C.M. Parker Fund, 1960.
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