1 campaign banner, 4 pole spools Oil on canvas. Campaign banner. Oil painting on cotton of Abraham Lincoln. Lettered by hand "Union Lincoln Club, of Montgomery County (Illinois)". Hung on rollers with acorn knobs.
Banner used during the Republican Campaign of 1860 Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) and Hannibal Hamlin as President and Vice President respectively.
Portrait (bust) of Abraham Lincoln, without beard.
Aware that the fate of the Union was at stake, American voters were intensely involved in the election of 1860. Each of the four presidential candidates had a well-organized campaign that generated an abundance of campaign material, including pamphlets, ribbons, coins, and banners that often carried an image of the candidate.