An 1884 ribbon supporting Republican candidate for James Blaine for president. "The Plumed Knight" is a nickname that orginiated from an 1876 nomination speech given by Robert Ingersoll, "like an armed warrior, like a plumed knight James G Blaine from the state of Maine marched down the halls of the American Congress..."

Associated Date: 1884

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection


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Credit Line: The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.227739.1884.J16Catalog Number: 227739.1884.J16

Object Name: RibbonObject Type: ribbon

Measurements: overall, mounted: 6 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 6.0325 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-fdf9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_502405

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