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Whigs and Conservatives Memorial Stone

Whigs and Conservatives Memorial Stone
Title
Whigs and Conservatives Memorial Stone
Date 
1838
Medium 
Stone in pine frame
Dimensions 
Overall: 35 x 33 x 3 3/4 in. ( 88.9 x 83.8 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Memorial stone
Credit Line 
Gift from an unidentified source
Object Number 
INV.15053
Marks 
inscriptions: "Erected/by the/Whigs & Conservatives/ to commemorate/their glorious triumph/In 1838/Wm H. SEWARD GOVNr ELECT/ 10421 MAJORITY/NEW YORK Decr 20, 1838".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group