Four (4) political ephemera items, including one (1) Henry Clay "Mind Your Own Business" Whig Convention, 1844, and three (3) Benjamin Harrison related ephemera items. 1st item: Henry Clay "Mind Your Own Business" Whig Convention off white silk ribbon, 1844, depicting a central bust portrait of Clay surrounded by black lettering reading "HENRY CLAY/'Mind Your Business.'" above and below, with the image of a patriotic American eagle and a shield holding a banner reading "PROTECTION" in its beak and surrounded by symbols of commerce, above, with a vignette of Clay behind a team of plow horses on his Ashland farm in Lexington, Kentucky, below. 6 1/2" L x 2 7/8" W. 2nd item: Benjamin Harrison and Levi Parsons Morton presidential campaign off white silk ribbon, 1888, depicting a jugate bust portrait vignette of the candidates set in a patriotic cartouche with images of factories with brown lettering reading "PROTECTION" and "FREE TRADE" with additional purple ink stamp lettering reading "T. O. KEATOR./GUNSQUAD. OF ACCORD." centered below. 6 7/8" L x 2 7/8" W. 3rd-4th items: Two (2) Benjamin Harrison presidential campaign ephemera items, 1888, including one (1) ribbon badge depicting a photographic bust of Harrison, and one (1) token medallion with bezel depicting jugate bust portrait of Harrison and Morton. Ranging in size from 1 1/2" to 2 1/4" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: 1st item: Top and bottom sections of the ribbon are not present. Toning, staining with few minute foxing spots. 2nd item: Toning, staining to ribbon. 3rd-4th items: Tarnish to medallion.
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