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Lincoln-Hamlin political banner
Lincoln-Hamlin political banner
Resource Typeimage
TitleLincoln-Hamlin political banner
Coverage / Year1860; Middle Victorian United States
DescriptionHandsewn Lincoln-Hamlin banner, resembling a reversed U.S. flag. 13 red & white stripes alternate, beginning and ending with white. Dark blue field in upper right corner. Printed on middle white stripes: "Lincoln/And/Hamlin". L 77 1/2" x W 43".
InterpretationUsed during the 1860 presidential campaign. Found in donor's mother's family barn.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceDonated by Kenneth Labit, St. Louis, MO
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891; Political campaign; Election; 1860; Banners
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierLIHO 7259
CONTENTdm file name5000151262003_7259.jpg
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