Campaign pennant

Object Number: 
INV.7416ab
Date: 
ca. 1948
Medium: 
Cotton, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. ( 24.8 x 45.1 cm ) Part (staff): 1/4 x 25 3/4 in. (0.6 x 65.4 cm)
Marks: 
printed: center: "DEWEY-WARREN" printed: at fly: "230"
Description: 
Printed cotton campaign pennant for Thomas Dewey with five blue and white stripes; inscribed, "DEWEY-WARREN" in the center; stapled to a wooden staff.
Gallery Label: 

Thomas E. Dewey and his running mate Earl Warren were the Republican candidates in the 1948 presidential election. Dewey lost to the incumbent president, Harry S. Truman.

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Creative: Tronvig Group