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Flag: "True Blue, Republican, Protection, Home...

Object Number: 
INV.11649
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Cotton, wood
Dimensions: 
flag: 19 x 18 in. ( 48.3 x 45.7 cm ) flagstaff: 36 x 3/8 in. ( 91.4 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: along border: "TRUE BLUE/ HOME INDUSTRIES/ REPUBLICAN/ PROTECTION"
Description: 
Blue cotton campaign flag printed with a tan border inscribed, "TRUE BLUE/ HOME INDUSTRIES/ REPUBLICAN/ PROTECTION"; nailed with seven metal nails along the hoist to a wooden flagstaff.
Gallery Label: 
This flag is from the 1888 presidential campaign of Benjamin Harrison and running mate Levi P. Morton.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group