Photo, Print, Drawing Grand National Whig banner. "Onward"
About this Item
- Grand National Whig banner. "Onward"
- A Whig election banner almost identical to Currier's "Grand, National, Democratic Banner" (no. 1844-13). Currier is known to have produced at least three Whig banners for the 1844 election. This example features oval portraits, framed in laurel, of Whig presidential and vice-presidential candidates Henry Clay (left) and Theodore M. Frelinghuysen (right). "The Nation's Choice For President & Vice President" is inscribed on a banderole below the portraits. An eagle and several American flags appear in a burst of light above the portraits, as does the campaign slogan "Justice to Harry of the West."
- N. Currier (Firm)
Created / Published
- [New York] : Lith & Pub. by N[athaniel] Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y., c1844.
- - Banners, campaign
- - Clay, Henry, as presidential candidate
- - Flag of the United States (prominently featured)
- - Frelinghuysen, Theodore
- Portrait prints--1840-1850.
- Portrait prints--1840-1850
- - Title from item.
- - The Library's impression was deposited for copyright on April 10, 1844.
- - Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2734
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1844-12.
- 1 print on wove paper : lithograph with watercolor ; image 32.3 x 24.4 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Currier & Ives--Grand national Whig... (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- pga 09003 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.09003
- cph 3b50368 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b50368
- cph 3a21649 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a21649
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-pga-09003 (digital file from original item) LC-USZC2-2494 (color film copy slide) LC-USZ62-20450 (b&w film copy neg.)
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N. Currier. Grand National Whig banner. "Onward". , ca. 1844. [New York: Lith & Pub. by Nathaniel Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003674551/.
APA citation style:
N. Currier. (ca. 1844) Grand National Whig banner. "Onward". , ca. 1844. [New York: Lith & Pub. by Nathaniel Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003674551/.
MLA citation style:
N. Currier. Grand National Whig banner. "Onward". [New York: Lith & Pub. by Nathaniel Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003674551/>.