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Description

The campaign pin features a jugate ferrotype image of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin, which is flaking in some spots. The pin has been removed from the object's back. The back also features some discoloration. Overall, the item is in fragile condition. Handle with extreme care.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

7/8 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

ferrotype (process)

Inscription

obverse: LINCOLN AND HAMLIN. reverse: 1860 STEELE [?] JOHNSON / WATERRBURY

Creation Location

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

Work Type

stickpin

Class

campaign paraphernalia

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

6076

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 Lincoln and Hamlin Ferrotype Campaign Stickpin

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