1860 Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin Ferrotype Badge
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].
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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
ferrotype photograph and metal
obverse: ABRAHAM LINCOLN / 1860 reverse: HANNIBAL HAMLIN / 1860
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents--United States--Election--1860
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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