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Presidential Campaigning Over the Decades: The Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of Early American Campaign Flags

“Presidential Campaigning Over the Decades: The Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of Early American Campaign Flags,” an exhibit of more than 60 rare campaign pieces, is on view at The William Benton Museum of Art until Dec. 18. The flags and textiles from presidential election campaigns between 1815 and 1912 are from the private collection of Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS). Also on display is an official Massachusetts broadside of the Declaration of Independence, printed on July 20, 1776, showing New York still abstaining from the union.

—kenneth best

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