1896 MCKINLEY LEAGUE Republican Standard Broadside
McKinley League “Republican Standard” Broadside Condemning The Democratic “Free Silver” Policy. 1896 “THE REPUBLICAN STANDARD” Broadside Poster, Issued by the McKinley League, Philadelphia, PA, Very Fine.. This rare, original political Broadside promotes William McKinley and the Republican Party’s Gold and Silver trading policies, compared to the Democrat’s “Free Silver” Standard--which they asserted would yield only 50 cents on the dollar. The large broadside measures 24” x 18.75”, and features wonderful caricatures of Uncle Sam, a bearded foreigner, sailing ships and winged coins flying off overseas. Printed in black on tan heavy paper, the images are even in tone with slight edge chipping..