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Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Textile Panel and Carte-de-visite

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Textile Panel and Carte-de-visite, America, c. 1868, printed textile with repeating star-bordered medallion featuring a bust of Grant and the motto "LET US HAVE PEACE" on a brown background divided by vertical borders with the phrase "U.S. GRANT FIRST IN PEACE AND FIRST IN WAR," with an albumen carte-de-visite photograph titled "GRANT & COLFAX" mounted in the center, in a modern wood frame, ht. 13, wd. 11 in.

Note: The phrase "Let us have Peace" was first uttered by Grant during his nomination acceptance speech at the Republican convention in May of 1868.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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United States, Carte de visite, Ephemera, Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses S. Grant

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