Printed cotton: inauguration of President Jackson
Object Place: USA
49 x 79 cm (19 5/16 x 31 1/8 in.)
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Fragment of pinkish red printed cotton commemorating the election of Andrew Jackson to the presidency. One selvedge present and one and a half repeats of design. Design: bust of Jackson in medallion with inscription “Magnanimous in Peace/Victorious in War”; around medallion: “President of the United States from March 4th, 1829 to - . Supreme Commander of the Army and Navy.” Ground filled with busts of prior presidents, and eagles floating against a cloud-strewn sky.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection