Overall: 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. ( 34.3 x 34.3 cm )
White cotton handkerchief celebrating the republican party; gray elephant printed in the upper left corner with a red, white and blue streaper and two U.S. shields above with "G.O.P./ REPUBLICAN PARTY" inscribed below; upper right corner is inscribed with the party history; lower half has a list of republican presidents, where they were born, died, and thier burial place; border of elephant around all but the upper left corner; scalloped edge with a red line.
printed: upper left corner: "G.O.P./ REPUBLICAN PARTY" printed: upper right corner: "REPUBLICAN PARTY HISTORY/ Intense opposition in nonslave states to/ further exension of the slavery system/ brought the Republican Party into being and/ its first convension was held at Jackson,/ Michigan, Jully 6, 1854/ ..." printed: lower half: "REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTS/ ABRAHAM LINCOLN Feb. 12, 1809 Harding Co. Ky. Illinois April 15, 1865 Springfield, Ill..."
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