Photograph (sepia tone) mounted on heavy board. Images shows 1888 Campaign Ball with D. E. Brockett (designer and builder) standing to the left with other men behind him and to the right side of the ball. There is also a stack of lumber to the back on the right and a shed type building to the left. Below image on board is the following information: "D. E. Brockett, Cumberland, MD. / Designer and Builder" (to the left) and "Wm. B. Holmes, Publisher / 775 Broadway, N. Y." (to the right). Below this in the center: "Harrison and Morton Campaign Ball. / (Copyright 1888.)" and on either side at the bottom: ""Old Allegany in 1840 / Started the ball for Harrison; / In '88 as they did then, / We roll it on for Gallant Ben. / Roll along, Roll away," ? Keep the ball in motion; / The spirit of our men is up / From Rocky Hills to Ocean."
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