<Go back to the Topics Index results>


The honest statesman, his Country's steadfast friend. HARRY of the WEST.
   
Complete Explanation:
Campaign badge produced for the Whig National Convention held at Baltimore in May 1844. A bust-length portrait of Whig candidate Henry Clay appears in an oval, against a backdrop of American flags. The oval is surmounted by arrows, an olive branch, and a shield held by an eagle. Above the eagle, in a sunburst, is the title. Beneath the flags are palm fronds and a wreath with the words: "The Farmer of Ashland [Clay's Kentucky estate]. Honor to whom Honor is due."

Website design 2010 HarpWeek, LLC
All Content 1998-2010 HarpWeek, LLC
Please submit questions to webmaster@harpweek.com