Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

EXTRAORDINARILY RARE, PORTRAIT STYLE PARADE FLAG, MADE FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF JOHN FRÉMONT, WHO OPENED THE GATEWAY TO CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, WAS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY’S FIRST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, AND RAN ON AN ANTI-SLAVERY PLATFORM; DISPLAYING 13 STARS, ARRANGED IN THE TRUMBULL PATTERN

Web ID: 13j-1574

SILK, CIVIL WAR BATTLE FLAG WITH "GREEN MOUNTAIN BOYS" GILT-PAINTED IN WHIMSICAL SERPENTINE TEXT, INSIDE A RING OF 20 STARS THAT EXCLUDES THE SOUTHERN STATES, WITH A FEDERAL EAGLE ON THE REVERSE; DISPLAYED POST-WAR, AT WHICH TIME A PAINTED PORTRAIT OF GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS APPLIED OVER THE UNIT NICKNAME, LIKELY IN 1877, WHEN A GIANT CELEBRATION WAS HELD TO COMMEMORATE THE 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BENNINGTON (VERMONT), AND HONOR A VISIT OF PRESIDENT RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

Web ID: 20j-806

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

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "CALIFORNIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-830

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "VIRGINIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-843

PRO-UNION CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE WITH SPECTACULAR GRAPHICS THAT INCLUDE A LARGE IMAGE OF WASHINGTON INSIDE A STAR-SHAPED MEDALLION WITH 34 STARS, PHILADELPHIA, 1861-1863

Web ID: 34j-996

33 STARS, LATER UPDATED TO 35, WITH A RARE AND INTERESTING DIAMOND CONFIGURATION, ACCOMPANIED BY HAND-WRITTEN NOTES THAT RECORD IT AS HAVING BEEN FLOWN IN CELEBRATION OF WARTIME VICTORIES, AS WELL AS TO MOURN THE DEATH OF THREE PRESIDENTS, MADE BY MRS. JOHN DUNN OF MILES GROVE, PENNSYLVANIA (ERIE COUNTY) , IN 1861

Web ID: 35j-821

36 STAR PARADE FLAG, MADE FOR THE 1868 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT, WITH GOOD SCALE, LARGE TEXT, AND WITH A RARE "GREAT-STAR-IN-A-WREATH" CONFIGURATION

Web ID: 36j-927

48 STARS ON ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH HAND-WRITTEN INSCRIPTIONS AND AN EMBROIDERED DATE OF APRIL 12TH, 1945, MOURNING THE DEATH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT

Web ID: 48j-1021

52 STAR AMERICAN FLAG CLOTH JACKET EMBLEM WITH PEACE SYMBOL CONFIGURATION, CA 1964-1975

Web ID: 52j-803

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

1840 CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF FEATURING AN IMAGE OF WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON ON HORSEBACK IN MILITARY GARB, ONE OF THE FIRST KNOWN CAMPAIGN TEXTILES IN EARLY AMERICA

Web ID: ker-074

SILK KERCHIEF WITH A LARGE PORTRAIT OF PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY, FLANKED BY CROSSED PAIRS OF AMERICAN FLAGS, WITH A BORDER OF FLAGS REPRESENTING THE PAN-AMERICAN NATIONS; MADE FOR THE 1901 BUFFALO WORLD'S FAIR, WHERE THE PRESIDENT'S LIFE ENDED IN ASSASSINATION

Web ID: ker-176

PATRIOTIC SILK KERCHIEF OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH AN ENGRAVED IMAGE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, CROSSED 34 STAR FLAGS, AN EAGLE, AND "UNION FOREVER" SLOGAN

Web ID: ker-205

PRINTED COTTON BANNER, MADE FOR THE 1928 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF NEW YORK ASSEMBLYMAN AND SHERRIF TURNED GOVERNOR, AL SMITH, A LEADING PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT DEMOCRAT AND THE FIRST CATHOLIC TO RUN FOR THE NATION'S HIGHEST OFFICE ON A MAJOR PARTY TICKET

Web ID: pat-167

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES

Web ID: pat-244

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF OREGON AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES, 1861-1876

Web ID: pat-245

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES, 1861-1876

Web ID: pat-248

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES PROBABLY MADE FOR THE 1868 DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION AT TAMMANY HALL IN NEW YORK CITY

Web ID: pat-250

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

 


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