Hatters' banner, Portland, ca. 1841
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The Hatters, a section of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association of Portland, created a trade banner for an 1841 parade.
The linen banner features a hat and the words "We Crown the Sovereign People" on the front and "United in the Bands of Temperance we are Crowned with Honor" and an illustration of a beaver and a tree on the reverse.
William Capen Jr., a chair maker and later sign and banner painter who painted the banner, joined the Charitable Mechanic Association in 1826.
- Title: Hatters' banner, Portland, ca. 1841
- Creator: Capen Jr., William
- Creation Date: 1841
- Subject Date: 1841
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Oil paint on linen
- Dimensions (cm): 94 x 114
- Local Code: 2010.292.012
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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