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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 http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource IdentifierLIHO 7259
CONTENTdm file name5000151262003_7259.jpg
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