Photo, Print, Drawing Grant & Wilson
About this Item
- Grant & Wilson
- Print shows a campaign banner for the 1872 Republican national ticket. The armored figure of Liberty stands between portraits of presidential candidate Ulysses S. Grant and running mate Henry Wilson. Grant's portrait is adorned with oak leaves and Wilson's with olive or laurel branches. On the left are military paraphernalia associated with Grant--rifles, a cannon, and a sword. Beyond is a log cabin. On the right are a writing desk and the Constitution. In the distance is a view of the U.S. Capitol. Below, before the two portraits, is a shield inscribed "Let Us Have Peace. The Nation's Choice. Novr. 1872." "Let us have peace" were the closing words in Grant's May 29, 1868, letter accepting his first presidential nomination. The phrase became a Republican slogan for both the 1868 and 1872 elections.
- Armstrong & Co. (Boston, Mass.), lithographer
- Baker, Joseph E., approximately 1837-1914, artist
Created / Published
- [Boston] : Armstrong & Co.. lith. 57 Milk St., Boston, c1872.
- - Capitol (U.S.) (pictured)
- - Constitution (pictured)
- - Grant, Ulysses S., as presidential candidate
- - Labor and trades, portrayed
- - Liberty (personified)
- - Wilson, Henry
- Portrait prints--1870-1880.
- Portrait prints--1870-1880
- - Title from item.
- - The drawing style compares closely with Joseph E. Baker's work for Boston lithographers in earlier elections.
- - "Entered ... 1872 by J.S. Locke & Co Publishers."
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1872-12.
- 1 print on wove paper : lithograph ; image 22.9 x 32.6 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Armstrong--Grant & Wilson (A size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- pga 05177 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.05177
- cph 3a08831 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a08831
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-5524 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-DIG-pga-05177 (digital file from original item)
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Chicago citation style:
Armstrong & Co. , Lithographer, and Joseph E Baker. Grant & Wilson. , ca. 1872. [Boston: Armstrong & Co.. lith. 57 Milk St., Boston] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003690766/.
APA citation style:
Armstrong & Co, L. & Baker, J. E. (ca. 1872) Grant & Wilson. , ca. 1872. [Boston: Armstrong & Co.. lith. 57 Milk St., Boston] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003690766/.
MLA citation style:
Armstrong & Co. , Lithographer, and Joseph E Baker. Grant & Wilson. [Boston: Armstrong & Co.. lith. 57 Milk St., Boston] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003690766/>.