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The Working-Man's Banner. For President, Ulysses S. Grant, "The Galena Tanner." For Vice-President, Henry Wilso

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Title:The Working-Man's Banner. For President, Ulysses S. Grant, "The Galena Tanner." For Vice-President, Henry Wilso
Description:The Working-Man's Banner. For President, Ulysses S. Grant, "the Galena Tanner." For Vice-President, Henry Wilson, "the Natick Shoemaker", circa c1872. Print shows a Republican campaign banner designed to appeal to the labor vote by invoking the working class origins of candidates Ulysses S. Grant and Henry Wilson. Grant wears a tanner's apron and jackboots and holds a shield decorated with stars and stripes. He is identified as "The Galena Tanner." (See "The Great American Tanner," no. 1868-11.) Henry Wilson, who holds a hammer, is identified as "The Natick Shoemaker." (He began his career as a shoemaker in Natick, Massachusetts.) Grant stands near the door to a tannery, and Wilson stands before a shoemaker's bench.
Creator:Currier & Ives, Creator
Date:c1872
Media:Print
Collections:Cartoon Prints, American » more info...
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