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Object Name Ribbon, Political
Catalog Number 1965.5
Date 1860
Material(s) Silk
Dimensions H-7.25 W-2 inches
Description This 1860 Presidential campaign ribbon is made of faded blue-green silk and is printed with black letters and images. The top of the ribbon shows an American flag with a ribbon lying over the top that says "Republican Candidates." Below, there is a large bust image of Abraham Lincoln with a caption that says, "For President. A. Lincoln, Of Illinois." The bottom of the ribbon says, "For Vice President. H. Hamlin, of Maine." The top and bottom of the ribbon are frayed edges that have been cut and the sides are the selvedge edges.
Collection Dixie Lee Fischer Collection
Event 1860 United States Presidential Election
People Lincoln, Abraham
Hamlin, Hannibal
Subjects Ribbons
Presidential appointments
Presidential candidates
Presidential elections
Campaigns, Political
Search Terms American Civil War
Presidential campaigns
Presidential election
Presidential elections
political campaigns
political souvenirs
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS