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Title Buchanan & Breckenridge political ribbon
Object Name Ribbon, Political
Catalog Number 1983.43.121
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Description Red, white and black campaign ribbon promoting the candidacy of Democrats James Buchanan & John C. Breckenridge for the office of President and Vice President in the 1856 election.
Collection Rather-Westerman Political Collection
Collector Rather, Julius
Event Election
Material Silk
Search Terms Elections
Political Campaigns
Political memorabilia
Subjects Campaign paraphernalia
Elections--United States
Political campaigns
Political elections
Political paraphernalia
Presidential elections
People Buchanan, James, Jr., 1791-1868
Breckinridge, John Cabell, 1821-1875
Date 1856
Caption Buchanan & Breckinridge campaign ribbon
Number of Images 1
Dimensions H-16 W-4.125 inches
Dimension type 1
Height (in) 16
Width (in) 4.125