Overall: 17 1/2 x 17 3/4 in. ( 44.4 x 45.1 cm )
Cotton lithographed presidential campaign kerchief in black ink with portraits of General Winfield S. Hancock and William H. English within a figure-eight; above is a rotonda inscribed "Liberty"and four flags, below is an image of Hancock on horseback directing troops and a courthouse divided byan American bald eagle on an American shield; border of red and blue stars and crossed American flags in red and blue at the four corners.
printed: below portraits: "GENL WINFIELD S. HANCOCK/ HONR WILLIAM H. ENGLISH" printed: below image: "COPYRIGHT 1880 BY HUGH Mc CROSSAN./ JOSEPH LAING, LITH. 10 & 12 DEY ST. NEW YORK."
Hancock and English were unsuccessful candidates for President and Vice President in 1880. Garfield and Arthur were elected to office that year.
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