1. Lincoln Timeline

The Republican Banner for 1860

Creator:
Currier & Ives
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
paper, print
Measurements:
overall: 19 in x 15 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0195
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 clean-shaven Abraham Lincoln and first running mate Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. The two ovular portraits are situated side by side against a backdrop of red velvet curtains with gold fringe and an eagle bearing a shield with stars and stripes. The print is titled below: "The Republican Banner for 1860." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.