Antique Paintings, Maps, Documents, Photos
Inventory ID: 6242
A Near 'Mint' Condition circa 1864 Lincoln & Johnson Campaign Poster Entitled 'The Defenders of Our Union'
This original, large-size black and white Campaign poster measures an impressive 19" x 23.5" and is in overall excellent condition. It depicts "The Defenders of Our Union" in an oval array. The subjects include President Lincoln (who was standing for reelection), his would be Vice President Andrew Johnson, George Washington (in the center), Union Admirals Porter, Faragut and Dahlgreen on the left, and Union Generals Sherman, Grant and Sheridan on the right. Published by Chr. Kimmel & Forster of New York. A tremendous, historic and highly decorative Campaign piece from Lincoln's second term, now with museum quality framing.
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