Campaign Ribbon, William Henry Harrison

Campaign Ribbon, William Henry Harrison

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Description
The rise of printing and engraving led to the production of ribbons for political campaigns and commemorative events. Simple and straightforward, graphic appeal of the ribbon neatly fit the politics of personal association reflected by all manner of knick-knacks, household items, and specialty merchandise imprinted with a symbol or emblem.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Ribbon
Object Type
ribbon
associated date
1813 09 10
1840
associated person
Harrison, William
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 3 1/8 in; 17.78 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
1978.0590.050
accession number
1978.0590
catalog number
1978.0590.050
Credit Line
Sara L. Lepman in memory of Dr. Harry Lepman
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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