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Political Medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin
Political Medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin
Resource Typeimage
TitlePolitical Medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin
Coverage / Year1860 to 1861; Middle Victorian United States
DescriptionBrass raised ring encircling back-to-back ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Ring has hole at top for hanging, cross-hatching and raised letters & edges. Ferrotypes: unbearded Lincoln (taken Feb. 1860 - Cooper Union), Hamlin in dark suit. Obverse: "Abram Lincoln Free Soil & Free Men" Reverse: "Hannibal Hamlin Free Speech" Diam 1 1/8" x H 1/16".
InterpretationSimilar to LIHO 6768, except for campaign slogans and metal construction material.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceTransferred from Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.C.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Political memorabilia; 1860; Campaign; Victorian
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 6769
CONTENTdm file name85928151262003_6769.jpg
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