Log Cabin Patterned Creamer

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The Whig campaign of 1840 against incumbent President Martin Van Buren established a pattern of predetermined imagery, from which later campaigns have seldom deviated. The Whigs adopted the symbols of the log cabin and hard cider to promote the candidacy of General William Henry Harrison. An outpouring of objects with designs of log cabins, such as this cream and pink log cabin patterned china creamer soon followed
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Harrison, William Henry
overall: 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 12.065 cm x 16.51 cm x 8.255 cm
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Political History: Political History, Presidential History Collection
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
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National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History