Overall: 16 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. ( 41.9 x 64.8 cm )
Cotton lithographed U. S. campaign flag with thirty-five stars in the canton; printed in red and blue ink on a white ground; inscribed in the white stripes to the right of the canton; section of ground removed and replaced with two printed patches inscribed with "ABRAHAM LINCOLN" and "ANDREW JOHNSON" machine stitched.
Samuel T. Shaw Memorial Collection
Inscription (printed): Printed in center: "FOR PRESIDENT,/ ABRAHAM LINCOLN./ FOR VICE PRESIDENT,/ ANDREW JOHNSON./ THE UNION AND THE CONSTITUTION"
Inscription (printed): Originally printed, but names removed from object: "FOR PRESIDENT,/ JOHN BELL./ FOR VICE PRESIDENT,/ EDW'D EVERETT/ THE UNION AND THE CONSTITUTION"
Inscription (Ink): in ink, below final line of printed inscription: "Loaned by Samuel T. Shaw 1932."
Holzer, Harold, ed. "Lincoln and New York." New York: The New-York Historical Society and London: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd., 2009.
Holzer, Harold and The New-York Historical Society. "The Civil War in 50 Objects." New York: Viking, 2013.
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