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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Pritchett, Reuel B.
Catalog Number 54.1.528a
Date 1897
Description Worn Confederate States of America fifty dollar bill or replica of such a bill. Jefferson Davis at center of obverse. Blue reverse with the word "FIFTY" at center and "50" at each edge. Printed or stamped over the obverse in red ink is an 1897 advertisement for Dr. Frank's Cough Cure. It features a large image at left of Robert L. Taylor, Governor of Tennessee, who is said to have written the text supporting this patent medicine.
Material Paper
Dimensions H-3 L-7 inches
People Taylor, Robt. L. (Robert Love), 1850-1912
Subjects Taylor, Robt. L. (Robert Love), 1850-1912