- Item 36580 - Hatters' banner, Portland, ca. 1841
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- Item 36580
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The Hatters, a section of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association of Portland, created a trade banner for an 1841 parade.Show Details
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.