Photo, Print, Drawing Union / Strong, N.Y.
About this Item
- Union / Strong, N.Y.
- An extremely large, color campaign poster for Democratic nominee Zachary Taylor. The victorious Mexican War general is shown mounted on a white charger. He holds a wide-brimmed straw hat. Above his head, in a burst of light, a dove descends with an olive branch. A landscape with mountains appears in the background. The scene is flanked by two columns entwined with banners bearing the names of Taylor's victories: Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma on the left, and Monterey and Buena Vista on the right. On the base of the columns are the words "Justice" (left) and "Peace" (right), with corresponding female figures atop them. Both figures hold American flags that are draped across the top of the surrounding framework of the picture. On the ground below is a bundled fasces inscribed "Union."
- Strong, Thomas W., engraver
Created / Published
- New York : Ackerman, 101 Nassau St., c1848.
- - Buena Vista, Battle of
- - Fasces (symbol)
- - Flag of the United States (prominently featured)
- - Justice (personified)
- - Mexico, U.S. war with
- - Monterrey, Battle of, Monterrey, Mexico, 1846
- - Palo Alto (Mexico), Battle of
- - Peace (personified)
- - Resaca de la Palma, Battle of
- - Taylor, Zachary, as presidential candidate
- Portrait prints--1840-1850.
- - Title from print.
- - "Entered ... 1848 by James Ackerman ..."
- - The Library's impression is printed in blue, yellow, brown, red, and black and was deposited for copyright on August 23, 1848.
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1848-12.
- - Exhibited: Presidential Inaugurations, Library of Congress, 2004.
- 1 print on wove paper : woodcut printed in five colors ; image 108.4 x 84 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Strong (T.W.)--Union (F size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsca 07635 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.07635
- cph 3g02713 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g02713
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-07635 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-2713 (color film copy transparency)
- No known restrictions on publication.
Additional Metadata Formats
- Buena Vista, Battle of
- Buena Vista, Battle Of.
- Fasces (Symbol)
- Flag of the United States (Prominently Featured)
- Justice (Personified)
- Mexico, U.S. War With
- Monterrey, Battle Of, Monterrey, Mexico
- Palo Alto (Mexico), Battle of
- Palo Alto (Mexico), Battle Of.
- Peace (Personified)
- Portrait Prints
- Resaca De La Palma, Battle of
- Resaca De La Palma, Battle Of.
- Taylor, Zachary, as Presidential Candidate
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Chicago citation style:
Strong, Thomas W., Engraver. Union / Strong, N.Y. , ca. 1848. New York: Ackerman, 101 Nassau St. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003690755/.
APA citation style:
Strong, T. W. (ca. 1848) Union / Strong, N.Y. , ca. 1848. New York: Ackerman, 101 Nassau St. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003690755/.
MLA citation style:
Strong, Thomas W., Engraver. Union / Strong, N.Y. New York: Ackerman, 101 Nassau St. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003690755/>.