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Abraham Lincoln 1860 campaign ribbon

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 2 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0218
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

This white silk campaign ribbon features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln done from a photograph taken of him by Roderick Cole in Peoria, Illinois, probably in 1858. Above the image is printed, "For President Abraham Lincoln of Illinois" and below the image is printed, "For Vice-President Hannibal Hamlin." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.