Fraktur-like Election Poster: Liberty, Agriculture, and Commerce, Silas Terry of Freetown; verso: List of Qualified Voters

Object Number: 
1945.61
Date: 
1816
Medium: 
Brown ink, watercolor, and gouache on beige card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 12 3/8 in. ( 33 x 31.4 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: at top center: "Liberty. / 1816" handwritten: at center: "FREETOWN / JULY 15th 1816 / SILAS TERRY."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed from upper center: "Liberty. / 1816 / AGRICULTURE. / BY Agriculture we live. / COMMERCE. / BY Commerce we thrive. / FREETOWN JULY 15th. 1816 / SILAS TERRY..."
Description: 
Fraktur: Vertical rectangular sheet with handwritten English text arranged beneath five arches on upper half and inside two ovals on lower half; decorated with linear and geometric motifs in red, light blue, yellow, and brown.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group