Ribbons

Object Number: 
INV.7417.1
Date: 
ca.1844
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 x 14 x 1 in. ( 43.2 x 35.6 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on left ribbon: "IN HONOR OF/ WM. H. HARRISON./ JOHN TYLER/ WM. h. SEWARD./ THE PEOPLES CANDIDATES./ WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE OURS./ Publ.d By Cor.l B. Hulsart" hand written: on cardboard backing: "PRESENTED TO THE,/ *FRATERNITAS CER
Description: 
One of two satin lithographed campaign ribbons in a frame; ribbon from William H. Harrison's campaign, depicting a naval battle, a soldier on a horse, a family, and a military emblem. Originally hung side by side on a cardboard backing (now detached) with an inscription below; wood frame with inner rope border painted gold.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group