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The circular campaign badge features a ferrotype image of John Breckinridge at its obverse. On the badge's reverse, a ferrotype image of Breckinridge's running mate, Joseph Lane, appears. [REF: Sullivan, JCB 1860-26].
National Museum of American History. http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1379921 (September 12, 2018). Sullivan, Edmund B. American Political Campaign Badges and Medalets, 2nd ed. Lincoln, Mass.: Quaterman, 1981.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 inch (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
ferrotype photograph and metal
obverse: THE CONSTITUTION / AND THE LAWS / 1860 / JOHN C. BRECKENRIDGE reverse: UNION OF THE STATES / 1860 / JOSEPH LANE
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875; Lane, Joseph, 1801-1881; Presidents--United States--Election--1860
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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