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Lincoln and Hamlin Election Banner

Hand-sewn political banner for 1860 campaign resembling US flag.

Campaign materials take many forms and frequently feature patriotic symbols.  This 1860 campaign flag resembles a reversed U.S. flag and features the words, “Lincoln and Hamlin.” on the stripes.

Cotton. H 196.85, W 109.22 cm
Lincoln Home National Historic Site, LIHO 7259