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    Grant & Colfax: A Bold, Colorful 1868 Cotton Campaign Banner. This image of a fierce eagle with a streamer in his mouth is seen on political and patriotic broadsides and banners for much of the last three-quarters of the 19th century, but nowhere does it present more effectively than in this striking example. Threads of History pictures an example from the J. Doyle DeWitt Collection (no. 353, p. 180), but this is the only one we have ever seen for sale. Beautiful condition, with the slightest bit of light soiling noted for accuracy. 23" x 17", expensively custom-framed to 28" x 21". From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

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