Enormous 1853 Albany Evening Journal Whig Party Triumph Announcement

Enormous 1853 <i>Albany Evening Journal</i> Whig Party Triumph Announcement
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Price: $375.00


Description: We offer a full page, 21” x 27 ¾”, Whig Party "poster" printed in the November 10, 1853 issue of The Albany Evening Journal. It was printed by Thurlow Weed during his last year of ownership of the paper. “Whig State Ticket Triumphantly Elected! Whig Canal Board! Whig Senate! Whig Assembly!” the poster boldly declares over a large, patriotic woodcut of an eagle. It is printed on thin rag paper as sort of the "centerfold" of the 4-page complete newspaper (text on verso). Item #AM00189. Condition: The margins show some wear and soil, the paper is creased down the middle in both directions, generally the paper is in good condition.