1. Curated Grouping:
  2. The 1860 Election

National Republican Chart

Creator:
H. H. Lloyd & Co.
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
paper, print
Measurements:
overall: 43 in x 34 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0559
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This colored wood-engraved political broadside features small portraits and descriptions of former United States presidents. It also features a map of the United States showing the "relative proportion of free and slave territory," the area and population of the free and slave states, the text of the Republican Platform, and larger portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin, the1860 Republican Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates, in the center. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum