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Balloon-shaped paper lantern printed with portraits of Grover Cleveland and Allen G. Thurman; with text "FOR PRESIDENT / GROVER CLEVELAND" and "FOR VICE-PRESIDENT / ALLEN G. THURMAN." Missing wire frame.
Paper lanterns like these were lit with candles and carried in torchlight parades. This example was used during the 1888 presidential campaign of Grover Cleveland.
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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