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Description

The circular campaign badge features a ferrotype image of a beardless Abraham Lincoln at its obverse [Ref: reversed variant of O-17] . On the badge's reverse, a ferrotype image of Lincoln's running mate, Hannibal Hamlin, appears. [See Sullivan: # AL 1860-96].

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 166. National Museum of American History. http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1382289 (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: ABRAHAM LINCOLN / 1860 reverse: HANNIBAL HAMLIN / 1860

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

2523

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 Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin Ferrotype Badge

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