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William Henry Harrison Polychrome Silk Campaign Banner

Auction:
2230
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$10,575$9,000

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

William Henry Harrison Polychrome Silk Campaign Banner, America, c. 1840, the banner centered with a printed and handpainted bust-length portrait of Harrison with "WILLIAM H. HARRISON" printed below with a small printed scene of his log cabin on the north bend of the Ohio river, the portrait superimposed on a stylized American flag with painted red and white stripes with a blue canton in the top right corner containing a circlet of twelve stars centered with a large star, "THE HERO OF TIPPICANOE" in handpainted lettering below the portrait, (fading, minor stains), 27 1/2 x 22 in., framed.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

William Henry Harrison Polychrome, WILLIAM H. HARRISON, Ohio river, Ohio, Harrison, Harrison family of Virginia