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Object Number: 
INV.7411
Date: 
1884
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 37 1/2 in. ( 61 x 95.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center: "BLAINE AND LOGAN"
Description: 
Cotton lithographed banner with a red, white and blue; blue band has six stars and the white is inscribed in black, "BLAINE AND LOGAN".
Gallery Label: 
James G. Blaine and his running mate, John A. Logan, ran on the Republican ticket during the 1884 presidential election. This Blaine and Logan campaign banner was used in Perkins, Niagara County, New York, by John Brainerd Orton, grandfather of the donor.
Bibliography: 

Herbert Ridgeway Collins, Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), 239.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert M. Orton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group