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Creator Role

printers

Description

The object is an 1860 republican election ballot from the state of Massachusetts. Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin's names are prominently displayed at the top above a bust image of Lincoln that is featured between two flags and between the words REPUBLICAN TICKET. All text and images are printed in black ink. It is enclosed in a black, rectangle frame, which features a handwritten inscription on the back.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1860

Measurement

12 X 4 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto of ballot, at top: LINCOLN & HAMLIN / Nov. 6 WARD 6. 1860. / Wright & Potter, Printers, 4 Spring Lane, cor. Devonshire Street, Boston. / REPUBLICAN / TICKET. / [A list of presidential electors and election candidates follows.] verso of frame, at top, handwritten: Feb. 7 - 1939 / For / Hon. Carl E. Wahlstrom. / "Lincoln's Ace [Warcuter?] Friend." / from / Frank B. Hall. / Ace #2.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

ballot

Class

ephemera

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

4299

Digital ID

FVW_04299

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

1860 Massachusetts Republican Ticket

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