Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2864.1
Date: 
1841 or later
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 20 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk satin commemorative ribbon printed in black; depicts engraved shoulder-length portrait of Harrison with inscription: "IN MEMORY OF/DEPARTED WORTH./GENl. Wm. H. HARRISON./LATE PRESIDENT OF THE U. STATES./Born at Berkley, Charles City Co. Va./FEBy. 9th. 1773./Died at Washington City, D. C. April 4th 1841./AGED 68 YEARS./'Sir,--I wish you to understand the true/principles of the Government./ I wish them/carried out./ I ask nothing more.'/[Dying words of Harrison"; all within plain black border.
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Creative: Tronvig Group