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Ribbons

Ribbons
Title
Ribbons
Date 
ca.1844
Medium 
Wood, cardboard, glass, metal, satin
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 x 14 x 1 in. ( 43.2 x 35.6 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Two satin lithographed campaign ribbons in a frame; ribbons from William H. Harrison's campaign, depicting a naval battle, a soldier on a horse, a family, and a military emblem, and Henry Clay's campaign with his portrait; hung side by side on a cardboard backing with an inscription below; wood frame with inner rope border painted gold.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
INV.7417
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. By Carl Hulsart" printed: on right ribbon: "The "Young Guard."/ Young Men's/ HENRY CLAY/ ASSOCIATION/ OF THE CITY OF/ NEW YORK." hand written: on cardboard backing: "PRESENTED TO THE,/ *FRATERNITAS CERVORVM*/ BY/ CHAS H. WACKERBERG."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group