Lot 84    

Rare W.H. Harrison Campaign Lithograph,
2003 Americana and Decorative Arts. Nov. 12 - 13.
wonderfully graphic cartoon entitled "Political Balance" showing a balance beam scale with Harrison on left and Van Buren on right. Harrison’s scale is loaded with votes and more are on the way, while Van Buren is up in the air with few votes and none on the way. Most of the major political players of the day illustrated, including Clay, Buchanan, Benton, Calhoun and many more. Great log cabin with cider barrel in background. Copyright 1840, published by John Childs, 90 Nassau St. N.Y., 14" x 20.5".

Condition:  
Folds with slight separation (some repaired with rice paper) at same, with minor tears at margins and slight paper loss in upper right margin, few small ink blots and scattered foxing, still VG-.
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