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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
12 X 4 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper
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.
Ballot; Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891;
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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