Adalbert J. Volck
|Adalbert J. Volck|
|Died||1912 (aged 83–84)|
|Known for||Caricatures, Political cartoons|
Adalbert J. Volck (1828–1912) was a dentist, political cartoonist, and caricaturist born in Bavaria. He was known for supporting the Confederacy during the American Civil War, doing so through his political cartoons (below), smuggling items for the Confederate army, and personally assisting President Jefferson Davis by acting as a courier. Volck lived in Baltimore and was a member of the Charcoal Club of Baltimore for whom he created a "ceremonial growler, or beer pitcher."
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- "Adalbert J. Volck (1828-1912): Confederate dentist, artist and anti-Lincoln satirist.". Retrieved 2007-02-18.
- "A Southern View (Memory): American Treasures of the Library of Congress". Library of Congress. 1864. Archived from the original on 5 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-18.
- Kirwin, Liza (1985). "Back to Bohemia with the Charcoal Club of Baltimore". Archives of American Art Journal 25 (1&2): 42.
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