Child's Parade Cape, 1860

Child's Parade Cape, 1860

Description
Even though children and adolescents could not vote, they participated in the presidential campaign by attending the public events that their parents and other adults did, often wearing clothing and hats made especially for them.
Physical Description
oilcloth (overall material)
red (overall color)
Measurements
overall flat: 24 1/2 in x 36 in; 62.23 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
PL.227739.1860.C02
accession number
227739
catalog number
227739.1860.C02
Credit Line
Ralph E. Becker
subject
Political Campaigns
Parades
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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