Overall: 19 x 21 3/4 in. ( 48.3 x 55.2 cm )
Cotton lithographed campaign kerchief with two medallion portraits in the center of Winfield S. Hancock and William H. English with a U.S. shield above and below; in each corner is an American bald eagle with a shield at his breast and arrows and laurel branches in his claws; decorative border; printed in black, red and blue on a white ground.
printed: below portraits: "GEN. WINFIELD S. HANCOCK/ DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR PRESIDENT/ HON. WILLIAM H. ENGLISH/ DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR VICE PRESIDENT" printed: above shields: "IN UNION/ IS/ STRENGTH" printed: in eagle's banner: "E PLURIBUS/ UNUM"
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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