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Stephen A. Douglas and Herschel Johnson Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.2973
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 2 7/16 in. ( 20.3 x 6.2 cm )
Description: 
Pink silk satin ribbon printed in black. Central image of eagle with shield and spread wings, a rock inscribed "THE CONSTITUTION" upon which rests a platform inscribed "DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM" with two men holding a flag. Inscribed: " 'The Union' It Must Be Preserved/DEMOCRATIC/CANDIDATES,/DOUGLAS/AND/JOHNSON./The Safeguards of the Union."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group