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Rare Pomeroy Suit Political Advertisement with Grover Cleveland

Advertisement for the Pomeroy Suit & Overcoat. Headline reads The Pomeroy Suit & Overcoat For Summer And Winter Wear. Below is an illustration of several political figures standing in front of the Capitol wearing Pomeroy suits, including President Grover Cleveland and wife Frances, Henry Ward Beecher, John "Blackjack" Logan, Chester Arthur, James G. Blaine, and Ulysses S. Grant. Along the side of the illustration is the heading For Sale by the Following Well Known Firms, followed by a list of illustrated business cards. The bottom of the advertisement reads These goods are made by L. Pomeroy's sons, Established 1813, Are Double Twisted All Wool And Will "Wear Like Iron". Marked in l.r. Heffron & Phelps Lithographers, 243-249 Pearl St. N.Y.. 32.5" x 25.5" (sight), 37.75" x 30.75" with frame.

Provenance:Jim and Pat Gifford Collection of Political Americana

Condition:Advertisement has been restored along border where it was folded under to accommodate a different frame prior to this one. Overall in very good condition.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,233
06/11/2010

 

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