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William L. Dayton, Republican Candidate for Vice-President of the United States

Creator:
E.B & E.C. Kellogg
Location:
Connecticut, Hartford
Origin Date:
1856
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 13 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1106
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This colored lithograph features a half-length portrait of William L. Dayton seated on a red upholstered chair in front of dark green curtains with his hands clasped together on his lap. Dayton was the running mate of John C. Fremont in the 1856 presidential election. It was the first election in which the newly-formed Republican Party entered candidates. The title is printed in the bottom margin. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum