Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

26 STAR AMERICAN PARADE FLAG, MADE FOR THE 1844 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF HENRY CLAY AND THEODORE FREYLINGHUYSEN, WITH CLAY’S PORTRAIT SET WITHIN AN OAK LEAF & GEAR COG MEDALLION AND THE RARE PRESENCE OF COATTAIL CANDIDATES STOCKTON & HOUSTON

Web ID: 26j-827

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A 3-2-3-2-3 CONFIGURATION OF STARS; A SMALL-SCALE EXAMPLE, MADE CIRCA 1895-1926, INSCRIBED “RoBT SCOTT” ALONG THE HOIST WITH A DIP PEN, SEEMINGLY BY A CHILD

Web ID: 13j-1595

FLAG OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, WHICH BECAME THE TEXAS STATE FLAG; AN UNUSUAL, SQUARE PROFILE PARADE FLAG ON ITS ORIGINAL AND RATHER SUBSTANTIAL STAFF, MADE CIRCA 1930 – 1950’s

Web ID: ofj-960

42 HAND-SEWN STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A DUSTY BLUE CANTON; AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, REFLECTS WASHINGTON STATEHOOD, CIRCA 1889-1890

Web ID: 42j-920

15 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN EXTREMELY RARE “CIRCLE-STAR” VERSION OF THE GREAT STAR PATTERN AND A COMPLEMENT OF 13 STRIPES; MADE DURING THE 1ST QUARTER OF THE 20TH CENTURY TO EITHER CELEBRATE KENTUCKY STATEHOOD, OR TO COMMEMORATE THE WAR OF 1812, OR TO REPRESENT THE ERA IN WHICH THERE WERE 15 STATES (1792-1796) OR THE FLAG OFFICIALLY BORE 15 STARS (1795-1818)

Web ID: 15j-820

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STARS & STRIPES PENNANT FROM THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON, AUGUST 28, 1963, WHEN MARTIN LUTHER KING DELIVERED HIS HISTORIC "I HAVE A DREAM" SPEECH

Web ID: pat-251

EXCEPTIONAL 1876 CENTENNIAL QUILT MADE FROM VARIOUS FLAGS, KERCHIEFS, AND PATRIOTIC FABRICS, THE MOST ELABORATE AND RARE OF ITS KIND THAT I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, PICTURED IN TWO OF BOB BISHOP'S BOOKS ON AMERICAN FOLK ART; SOME OF THE TEXTILES UNKNOWN IN OTHER PATRIOTIC QUILTS

Web ID: Q-029

WINTERBERRY PATTERN QUILT WITH FLYING GEESE, IN PATRIOTIC COLORS AND WITH EXCEPTIONAL GRAPHIC IMPACT, ENTIRELY HAND-PIECED AND HAND-QUILTED, CIRCA 1860-1870’s

Web ID: q-071

RED & WHITE, SUNSHINE & SHADOWS, SIGNATURE QUILT, MADE BY THE LADIES AID SOCIETY CHAPTER AT THE UNITED EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN ROYERSFORD, PENNSYLVANIA, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, DATED 1901

Web ID: q-072

BROKEN STAR PATTERN, PATRIOTIC AMERICAN QUILT WITH 13 STARS, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1915-1920’s

Web ID: q-070

36 STAR FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA WITH UNUSUALLY LARGE AND ESPECIALLY FOLKY STARS THAT EXHIBIT SCATTERED VERTICAL ORIENTATION, 1864-1867, REFLECTS NEVADA'S ADDITION AS THE 36TH STATE

Web ID: 36d-806a

ULYSSES S. GRANT MEMORIAL RIBBON AND CDV PHOTOGRAPH OF HIS FUNERAL PROCESSION ON BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY, AUG. 8TH, 1885

Web ID: pat-626

22 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA; A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT ARRANGED IN A DOUBLE-WREATH MEDALLION CONFIGURATION; HOMEMADE OF WOOL AND COTTON; A RARE STAR COUNT IN ANY PERIOD

Web ID: 22j-804

LARGE AND EXCEPTIONALLY GRAPHIC BROADSIDE FROM AN ALBANY, NEW YORK NEWSPAPER, WITH GREAT VERBIAGE, ANNOUNCING THE 1864 RE-ELECTION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, THE ONLY COPY I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED

Web ID: pat-619

EXTRAORDINARILY RARE, YELLOW & WHITE, SUFFRAGE PARASOL / UMBRELLA, WITH “VOTES FOR WOMEN” TEXT, DISTRIBUTED BY THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION UNDER ANNA HOWARD SHAW’S LEADERSHIP [HEADQUARTERED IN NEW YORK], CIRCA 1913-1915

Web ID: ws-118

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN OFF-BALANCE MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON A BRILLIANT BLUE CANTON, MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1121

VOTES FOR WOMEN BANNER IN PURPLE AND GREEN, WITH EXCEPTIONAL SCALE, MADE IN HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, PROBABLY FOR THE WOMEN'S POLITICAL UNION OF NEW YORK, CONNECTICUT, AND NEW JERSEY, ORGANIZED BY CARRIE STANTON'S DAUGHTER, HARRIOT EATON STANTON BLATCH, 1910-1915

Web ID: ws-117

YELLOW SUFFRAGETTE SASH RIBBON MADE FOR CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT'S "WOMAN SUFFRAGE PARTY" OF NEW YORK CITY, CA 1912-20

Web ID: ws-073

PORTRAIT STYLE KERCHIEF FROM THE 1952 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF REPUBLICAN IKE EISENHOWER, FORMER SUPREME COMMANDER OF ALLIED FORCES IN EUROPE DURING WWII (NATO)

Web ID: ker-001

 


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