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Modern-era flag commemorating Lincoln and Hamlin's 1860 presidential campaign. The flag features hues of red, white, and blue. Much like the United States flag, it has thirteen red and white stripes and a blue field of white stars. A portrait image of Abraham Lincoln is printed in the blue field and surrounded by thirteen white stars. Black text appears on three of the white stripes below the blue field.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

59 1/2 X 33 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

textile materials

Inscription

on white stripes below image: LINCOLN / & HAMLIN.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

flag

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

8209

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.

Lincoln & Hamlin Flag

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