Tobacco peddler at Point Look Out – drawing

A peddler stands behind a low table on which clumps of tobacco and playing cards are laid out. A prisoner approaches, holding bread in his hand, to buy some tobacco.

Prisoner: “Can you give me a chew tobacco for this piece of bread.”

Peddler: “Heres your big chews tobacco for a cracker.”

Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society,
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/nhihtml/cwnyhshome.html

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