17 June 2003
[TEXTILE]. CLEVELAND, Grover (1837-1908), President. Flag banner with central oval portrait of candidate Cleveland, surrounded by white stars and superimposed on a vertical design of the American flag. [N.p., 1884].
20.23 x 17½ in.), Cotton, printed in red, blue and brown (20¾ x 17½ in.), edges neatly hemmed, scattered light stains. Preserved in a sunken mat with gilt edging, matted and glazed in a fine gilt-wood frame. Unexamined out of frame.
Dramatic patriotic banner for Cleveland's first presidential campaign, with a portrait after a painting by Jerome Uhl in the Corcoran Gallery. H.R. Collins, Threads of History, 1979, no.523.
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