Wire frame for paper lantern

Object Number: 
ca. 1888
Metal, wood, wax
frame (non-expanded): 27 3/8 x 6 x 3 in.
Elongated almond-shaped buff, rose, pale green, and yellow paper lantern with designs printed in blue, red, and black; souvenir of the 1888 presidential campaign of Benjamin Harrison, with portrait of Harrison printed on one side and portrait of his running mate, Levi P. Morton, printed on the other; wire frame with wooden supports at either end, the lower end with sheet metal cuff to serve as candle holder.
Gallery Label: 
Benjamin Harrison and Levi P. Morton were elected president and vice-president in 1888.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group