1. Curated Grouping:
  2. The 1860 Election

Lincoln and Hamlin campaign banner

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 17 3/4 in x 24 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0199
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Campaign banner features thirteen red and white horizontal stripes, "Lincoln & Hamlin" printed in a wave across the center, and a blue field in the top right corner. Thirteen stars and the caption "Wide Awake" surround a portrait of a clean-shaven Lincoln in the blue field. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.