General Zachary Taylor
Overall: 27 3/4 x 29 3/4 in. ( 70.5 x 75.6 cm )
Silk lithographed campaign kerchief with an equstrian portrait of Zachary Zaylor in military dress with a banner above; border of battle scenes from the Mexican-American War divided by a garlanded U.S. armorial at the center bottom and a military emblem at the top center; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
printed: on banner: "NEVER/ GENERAL ZACHARY TAYLOR/ SURRENDER"
printed: below portrait: "Entirely of American Manufacture/ and warrented fast Colours"
printed: across bottom: "Bauer & Co. Lith. Louisville Ky./ From a Daguerrotype taken by J. M. Hewitt"
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