24-star flag plus Lincoln items, 3 items total. 1st item: Small American 24-star Missouri Statehood Centennial commemoration flag, comprised of applied hand-sewn wool stars on machine-sewn linen ground. No maker's marks. Turner Framing, Inc., Great Falls, Fall Church, VA label en verso. Flag mounted to card stock backing with three pieces of white archival tape scross top and housed under glass in carved gilt wood frame. Flag – 13" H x 17 1/2" W. Sight – 14 1/4" H x 18 5/8" W. Framed – 16 1/4" H x 20 3/4" W. Circa 1921. 2nd item: State of Illinois Republican ticket for the November 6, 1860 presidential election with Abraham Lincoln for President and Hannibal Hamlin for Vice-President. Also includes a list of "Electors of President and Vice-President", and the candidates for state elections including Richard Yates for Governor. Turner Art Gallery, Denver, CO label en verso. Matted and housed under glass in a wooden frame with gilt trim. Sight – 7 1/4" H x 3" W. Framed – 11 3/4" H x 6 7/8" W. 3rd item: National Lincoln Monument donation certificate, issued to William B. Akin in recognition that he "contributed Fifty Cents to the erection of a Monument in memory of Abraham Lincoln, our martyred President". Signed by J. H. Beveridge, Treasurer, Springfield, IL, 1869. Includes a steel plate engraving of the monument designed by Larkin Goldsmith Mead, engraved by Western, Note, and Engraving Company, Chicago. Housed under glass in a carved wooden frame. Certificate – 9 1/4" H x 6 1/8" W. Sight – 9 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W. Framed – 11 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition. Fraying, areas of dampstaining to stars. Areas of blue dye transfer to stripes closest to canton. 2nd item: Overall good condition with foxing spots, areas of dampstaining to be expected from age. 1/8" tear, lower left of ticket. Not examined outside of frame. 3rd item: Overall good condition with foxing spots to be expected from age. Not examined outside of frame.
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