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The circular campaign badge features a ferrotype image of Stephen A. Douglas at its obverse. On the badge's reverse, a ferrotype image of Douglas's running mate, Herschel V. Johnson, appears. [Sullivan, SD 1860-37A].
National Museum of American History. http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1379948 (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: STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS. / 1860 reverse: HERSCHEL V. JOHNSON. / 1860
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861; Johnson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1812-1880; Presidents--United States--Election--1860
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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