James Garfield campaign bandanna

Hugh McCrossan, designer; Joseph Lang, printer1880

New-York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society
New York, NY, United States

Cotton lithographed presidential campaign kerchief in black ink with portraits of James Garfield and Chester Arthur within a figure-eight; above is an American bald eagle, laurel branches, and four state flags; below are two vignettes depicting a river boat and a commercial-shipping boat divided by an American flag armorial; border of red and blue stars and crossed American flags in red and blue at the four corners.


  • Title: James Garfield campaign bandanna
  • Creator: Hugh McCrossan, designer; Joseph Lang, printer
  • Date: 1880
  • Location Created: New York, NY
  • Physical Dimensions: 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. ( 44.4 x 44.4 cm )
  • Rights: The New-York Historical Society
  • Medium: Printed cotton

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