Textile, "The Union Forever", 1864 Medium: cotton Technique: printed by engraved roller on plain weave Label: cotton printed by engraved roller. Gift of Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson. 1915-30-3.
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Printed cotton with a repeating design of two clasped hands with the words "The Union Forever" surrouned by a wreath of flowers, on a ground sprinkled with stars. Printed in red on a white ground.
The Union Forever was printed for Abraham Lincoln's second Presidential campaign in 1864.