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Object Name: Yardage
Date: 1880
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Medium: Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 50 x 23 3/4 in. ( 127 x 60.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Cotton printed yardage with a running pattern of garlanded portraits of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur above crossed American flags and inscribed banners running down the sides; printed in black, blue and red on a white ground.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1952.297
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Marks: printed: below portraits: "JAMES/ A. GARFIELD/ FOR PRESIDENT/ CHESTER/ A. ARTHUR/ FOR/ VICE PRESIDENT" printed: on banners: "UNION FOREVER/ EQUALITY FOR ALL MEN"

Gallery Label:

This yardage was made for the 1880 Presidential campaign of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur.

Exhibitions:

"If Elected: The Game of American Politics," New-York Historical Society, July 4, 2008-January 11, 2009.