Lincoln-Hamlin political banner
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Handsewn 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". Used during the 1860 presidential campaign. Found in donor's mother's family barn. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891
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