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    Grant & Wilson: A Superb, Ornate Shadow Box Display for These 1872 Running Mates. High relief portraits of Grant, Wilson, Lincoln and Washington are affixed to black fabric oval with gold-colored frames. These are in turn set into a large, engraved German silver plate with the 1872 date and a variety of political slogans, including a quote from Grant's opponent Horace Greeley, a thought expressed years earlier during the Civil War: "General Grant has never been defeated and he never will be." Original walnut mat with gold-leafed incised pattern and walnut outer frame. Original glass cover. In great condition, and one of the most impressive and expensively made of all Victorian era political display pieces. 16" x 18 ". From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

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    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
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