An extremely large, color campaign poster for Democratic nominee Zachary Taylor. The victorious Mexican War general is shown mounted on a white charger. He holds a wide-brimmed straw hat. Above his head, in a burst of light, a dove descends with an olive branch. A landscape with mountains appears in the background.
The scene is flanked by two columns entwined with banners bearing the names of Taylor's victories: Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma on the left, and Monterey and Buena Vista on the right. On the base of the columns are the words "Justice" (left) and "Peace" (right), with corresponding female figures atop them. Both figures hold American flags that are draped across the top of the surrounding framework of the picture. On the ground below is a bundled fasces inscribed "Union."