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The Course of Empire: Destruction
Oil on canvas (relined)
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White pin-back campaign button; "HHH" in red lettering.
Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey (HHH) was one of the Democratic nominees in 1968 after President Lyndon B. Johnson turned down the nomination for re-election. Humphrey lost the general election to Richard M. Nixon.
Gift of Frederick Michel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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