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Dresden ball photograph
Description: This photograph shows the so-called Dresden ball, labeled as the Brown Wagon in the photograph, featuring a ball on an axis on which it can rotate, mounted on a wagon. There are two portraits of politicians, possibly Benjamin Harrison and his running mate in the 1888 presidential election, Levi Morton. A log cabin is pictured below, and states listed beneath include Indiana, Maine, Alabama, California, and Connecticut. Writing on the wagon reads "This wagon presented by employe[e]s of Brown Mfg. Co. Zanesville, Ohio." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: P259_B07F05_01
Subjects: Zanesville (Ohio); Political campaigns; Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Wagons
Places: Lowell (Ohio); Washington County (Ohio)