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GRAND, NATIONAL UNION BANNER FOR 1864. LIBERTY., UNION AND VICTORY.

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A campaign banner for 1864 Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln and running mate Andrew Johnson. A drawn curtain reveals bust portraits of the two candidates in roundels framed in oak leaves. Above the portraits is a "Temple of Liberty," within which stands a female figure holding a staff and liberty cap. Four American flags flank the temple. Perched on the temple's dome is an eagle with spread wings holding a banderole in his mouth and arrows in his talons. Rays of light ending in stars emanate from the temple. A vignette below the portraits shows a man plowing with a team of horses in front of farm buildings. The peace and prosperity to come with Lincoln's reelection, evoked by this bucolic scene, are emphasized by cornucopias on either side spilling over with fruit.

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