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Abraham Lincoln button

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: x x 1 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0291
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Round Abraham Lincoln button features a centered tintype portrait of Lincoln wearing a dark jacket, bow tie, and white shirt. His name is printed above his head. The reverse is identical except it features a tintype portrait of Hannibal Hamlin with his name printed above his head. A hole is pierced through the top of the frame. The frame is embossed with geometric-like shapes. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum