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U.S. 26 Star Grand Luminary Flag, 1837 - 1845.

Sub-collection: Mastai - Early American Flags

26 Star U.S. Flag, 1837 - 1845, Grand Luminary Political Parade Flag.
During the presidential election campaigns of 1840 and 1844 the U.S. flag was integrated into the campaigns. Small silk, Grand Luminary flags, such as this, were freely distributed to political partisans to use at ralleys and parades.

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