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Commemorative ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2866
Date: 
ca. 1841
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 14.9 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon printed in black; depicts portrait of Harrison within central oval medallion with inscription: "IN/Memory of the Brave/GENl. Wm. Hy. HARRISON/LATE/PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES/Died April 4th 1841./Aged 68 Years./'I wish you to understand the true principles/of the Government. I wish them carried out/I ask nothing more.'His last Words."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group