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Description

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].

Description Source

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

1 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

ferrotype photograph and metal

Inscription

obverse: THE CONSTITUTION / AND THE LAWS / 1860 / JOHN C. BRECKENRIDGE reverse: UNION OF THE STATES / 1860 / JOSEPH LANE

Creation Location

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

Work Type

badge

Class

Article

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

2728

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 John Breckinridge and Joseph Lane Ferrotype Badge

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