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Catalog Number 1983.43.315
Title Clay-Frelinghuysen political ribbon
Object Name Ribbon, Political
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Description 1844 Clay-Frelinghuysen campaign ribbon promoting the Whig Party slate of Henry Clay and Theodore Frelinghuysen for the Presidency and Vice Presidency. It promotes Whig Principles!! and "The Spirit of '40 is Up" and includes renderings of a log cabin and a barrel of gunpowder as part of its overall design.
Collection Rather-Westerman Political Collection
Collector Rather, Julius
Event Election
Used United States
Material Silk
Search Terms Elections
Political Campaigns
Political memorabilia
Subjects Campaign paraphernalia
Elections--United States
Political campaigns
Political elections
Political paraphernalia
Presidential elections
Ribbons
People Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theodore, 1817-1885
Date 1844
Caption 1844 Clay-Frelinghuysen campaign ribbon
Number of Images 1
Dimensions H-10.5 W-3 inches
Dimension type 1
Height (in) 10.5
Width (in) 3