Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

EXCEPTIONAL PATRIOTIC SCHERENSCHNITTE (PAPER CUTTING), IN THE STYLE OFTEN ATTRIBUTED TO ISAAC STIEHLY, ENTITLED “LIBERTY,” WITH IMAGERY THAT INCLUDES AN AMERICAN EAGLE WITH A 14 STAR, 14 STRIPE FLAG IN ITS BEAK, A RATTLESNAKE, LOVE BIRDS, AND EAGLES ON URNS, CA 1830-1850

Web ID: sch-007

OUTSTANDING CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC QUILT IN A DIAMOND-IN-A-SQUARE PATTERN SOURCED FROM PETERSON'S MAGAZINE, JULY 1861, MODIFIED BY THE MAKER TO INCLUDE 35 STARS AROUND THE PERIMETER AND A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT OF 20 STARS IN THE CENTER, 1863-1864

Web ID: q-066

GRAPHIC BANNER WELCOMING JOHN F. KENNEDY AS SENATOR FROM MASSACHUSETTS, WITH NEIGHING DEMOCRAT DONKEY AND GLITTERED LETTERING, 1953-1960, SINGULAR AMONG KNOWN OBJECTS

Web ID: pat-553

LADY COLUMBIA SURMOUNTING THE GLOBE WITH SHEATHED SWORD AND FEDERAL SHIELD, DRAPED IN THE AMERICAN FLAG AND CROWNED WITH A FIGHTING EAGLE AND STARS; A HAND-PAINTED BANNER OF MONUMENTAL SCALE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

Web ID: pat-536

UNUSUAL AND GRAPHIC KERCHIEF-STYLE PARADE FLAG FROM TEDDY ROOSEVELT'S 1912 BULL “MOOSE CAMPAIGN”:

Web ID: pat-528

EXCEPTIONALLY RARE COMPLETE DECK OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD PATRIOTIC PLAYING CARDS FEATURING 52 UNION GENERALS, PUBLISHED BY MORTIMER NELSON IN NEW YORK, 1863

Web ID: pat-511

CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS

Web ID: pat-428

THEODORE ROOSEVELT BANNER WITH AN EXQUISITE PORTRAIT IMAGE IN ROUGH RIDER'S GARB, COPYRIGHTED BY GEORGE ROCKWOOD (INVENTOR OF THE CDV), PRINTED IN BOSTON; ALMOST CERTAINLY MADE FOR USE ON THE 1900 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, DURING WHICH T.R. MADE 673 STUMP SPEECHES IN 24 STATES; THIS EXACT TEXTILE IS THE PLATE EXAMPLE FROM "THREADS OF HISTORY" BY COLLINS

Web ID: pat-422

PERHAPS THE BEST WWII SON-IN-SERVICE BANNER I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, WITH AN ALL-AMERICAN SLOGAN THAT PERSONALIZES THE WAR AND 11 OF ITS 14 STARS ARRANGED IN A "V" FOR VICTORY

Web ID: pat-345

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES PROBABLY MADE FOR THE 1868 DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION AT TAMMANY HALL IN NEW YORK CITY

Web ID: pat-250

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF OREGON AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES, 1861-1876

Web ID: pat-245

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES

Web ID: pat-244

THE EARLIEST FLAG OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THAT I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, MADE DURING THE MONARCHY, WITHIN THE PERIOD OF BRITISH PROTECTORATE, PRODUCED BY HORSTMANN & BROTHERS COMPANY IN PHILADELPHIA FOR DISPLAY AT THE 1876 CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

Web ID: ofj-938

RARE CIVIL WAR PERIOD FEDERAL STANDARD STYLE FLANK GUIDON OF THE 100TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, HAND-PAINTED AND GILDED ON SILK, 1862-1865

Web ID: ofj-885

THE PERSONAL HEADQUARTERS FLAG OF PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN FROM THE SPRING - SUMMER OF 1862, WHEN HE LED THE 2ND MICHIGAN CAVALRY WITH GREAT EFFECT AND ROSE FROM CAPTAIN TO MAJOR GENERAL

Web ID: ofj-836

AMERICAN REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE ENSIGN BELONGING TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM HENRY BAGLEY (b. 1838, DURHAM, MAINE), A RARE AND FANTASTICALLY VISUAL EXAMPLE, MADE CA 1870-80

Web ID: ofj-805

EXTREMELY RARE, PATRIOTIC, SILK KERCHIEF OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, MADE IN LONDON FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET IN 1861 BY FOSTER & PORTER, WITH IMAGERY THAT CENTERS ON A SMOKING CANNON, BENEATH AN AMERICAN FLAG, WITH A PRO-UNION SLOGAN

Web ID: ker-206

PATRIOTIC SILK KERCHIEF OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH AN ENGRAVED IMAGE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, CROSSED 34 STAR FLAGS, AN EAGLE, AND "UNION FOREVER" SLOGAN

Web ID: ker-205

EXCEPTIONAL 1821 PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ON CLOTH, IN MULBERRY RED ON A SULFUR YELLOW GROUND, PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED BY ROBERT & COLLIN GILLESPIE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, AN UNUSUALLY LARGE EXAMPLE AMONG KNOWN VERSIONS OF THIS TEXTILE, IN EXTRAORDINARY CONDITION

Web ID: ker-175

CONFEDERATE ARMY OF TENNESSEE, SOUTHERN CROSS BATTLE FLAG, AN ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, WAR-PERIOD EXAMPLE, ATTRIBUTABLE TO AN IDENTIFIED GROUP ISSUED UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL JOE JOHNSTON IN THE SPRING OF 1864

Web ID: fcj-887

 


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