TITLE

WHAT IS IT?

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Civil War Times;Dec2004, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the surviving portion of a banner from the 1864 presidential race represents a more straightforward style of propaganda. Consisting of a bust portrait of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln flanked by panels advertising his and vice presidential candidate Andrew Johnson's names, it was designed to serve as a shade for a lantern or torch during political rallies and marches.
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14602372

 

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