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Benjamin Harrison and Levi P. Morton Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.7393
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 9/16 in. ( 15.2 x 6.5 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon with printed engravings of photorgaphic portraits of Harrison and Morton within oval medallions; beneath at center is image of eagle with laurel wreath and arrows in his talons atop of two crossed American flags; imprinted in gold: "FOR PRESIDENT/BENJ HARRISON/OF/INDIANA/FOR/VICE-PRESIDENT/LEVI P. MORTON/OF NEW YORK."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group