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Cincinnati Clay Glee Club Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.6634.4
Date: 
1844
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 23.2 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: in gold metallic ink: "Cincinnati/Clay Glee/CLUB." Inscription: on eagle's banderole: "OUR COUNTRY'S RISIN/FOR HENRY CLAY & FREYLINGHUYSEN" Inscription: "HENRY CLAY/1844/A NATION'S CHOICE, THE PROTECTOR OF/AMERICAN LABOUR."
Description: 
Cream silk ribbon printed in black and gold. Images of eagle with banderole in beak, portrait of Henry Clay in oval frame surround with flags, man shearing sheep with woman watching. Imprinted in gold "Cincinnati/Clay Glee/CLUB." Imprinted in black on eagle's banderole: "OUR COUNTRY'S RISIN/FOR HENRY CLAY & FREYLINGHUYSEN"; imprinted in black: "HENRY CLAY/1844/A NATION'S CHOICE, THE PROTECTOR OF/AMERICAN LABOUR."
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Creative: Tronvig Group