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    Variation of Pierce and King Grand National Banner Print 10" x 14" hand-colored small folio lithograph published by Nathaniel Currier in 1852, titled "Grand, National, Democratic Banner. Press Onward." It pictures the Democratic nominees, Franklin Pierce and William King. Following the Compromise of 1850, anxiety existed regarding the continuation of the Union. This print shows George Washington and has the slogans: "In Union Is Strength. The Union Must and Shall Be Preserved - 'Jackson' [and] The Union Now and Forever." Colors are strong, including emerald, blue, yellow, deep rose and kelly green. There is light toning and dampstaining mainly along the bottom third and sides, not affecting the portraits. Currier issued two versions of the Democratic Grand National Banner in 1852, both of which are currently offered.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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