Campaign pennant

Object Number: 
1945.40ab
Date: 
1944
Medium: 
Cotton, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 17 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 44.4 cm ) Part (staff): 24 x 1/4 in. (61 x 0.6 cm)
Marks: 
printed: center: "DEWEY-BRICKER" printed: at fly: "230 P. P. P."
Description: 
Printed cotton campaign pennant for Thomas Dewey with five blue and white stripes; inscribed, "DEWEY-BRICKER" in the center; stapled to a wooden staff.
Gallery Label: 
This pennant was used at a Madison Square Garden rally for Dewey and Bricker on November 4, 1944.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry B. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group