Fremont and Dayton: Grand National Republican Banner
Fremont and Dayton: Grand National Republican Banner

Fremont and Dayton: Grand National Republican Banner

Price: $750.00
Print promoting John Fremont for president and William Dayton for vice president, 1856.
Catalog No: 18675
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 13.25 x 17.25 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF
Print promoting John Fremont for president and William Dayton for vice president, 1856. Currier & Ives, New York. Hand-tinted lithograph, housed in a period frame refitted with conservation glass and archival matting. Size refers to overall dimensions. Titled, GRAND NATIONAL REPUBLICAN BANNER. Subtitled, "Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Territory." Center, portrait of Fremont enclosed by olive wreath and the legend, JOHN C. FREMONT./ THE REPUBLICAN CHOICE FOR FOR PRESIDENT, beside portrait of Cochrane enclosed by olive wreath and the legend,WM. L. DAYTON,/ FOR VICE PRESIDENT FROM 1857 TO 1861. Above, temple of Liberty surmounted by eagle, ranked flags left and right. Below, a farmer plowing a field surrounded by produce. The whole made to resemble a parade banner.

One of the most visually appealing Grand National Banners issued by Currier, for the first presidential ticket fielded by the newly formed Republican Party. An exceptionally nice example, well presented in the period frame.

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