Overall: 37 x 23 3/4 in. ( 94 x 60.3 cm )
Cotton screen-printed campaign kerchief with full-length portrail of William McKinley standing on a platform surrounded by cheering crowd with a rising sun in the background; American bald eagle armorial with flags at top of kerchief; printed with red, yellow, blue and black ink on a white ground.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
printed: on armorial: "PROTECTION/ WE LOVE/ OUR COUNTRY/ RECIPROCITY/ HONEST MONEY" printed: all over: "MY FRIENDS/ YOU SHALL HAVE/ PROSPERITY/ WITH FULL PROTECTION/ BELIEVE ME/ OUR /CHOICE FOR/ PRESIDENT/ WILLIAM McKINLEY/ THE AMERICAN/ PEOPLE'S/ CHAMPION/COPYRIGHT 1896/BY / ALBERT H. HENDERSON"
This kerchief was made for the Presidential campaign of 1896.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.