Image ID
ICHi-052657
Headline
Republican Party campaign banner, 1860
Date Created
1860
Creator
Millner
Creator Role
creator
Artwork/Object Depicted
banners
Copyright Notice
© 2014 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-052657
Inventory Number
1973.179
Storage Location
DIA
Funding Note
John and Jeanne Rowe Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln Collection, patron
Max Pixels - Height
745
Max Pixels - Width
3008
KEYWORDS
United States. Civil War, 1861-1865
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
political campaigns
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Presidents
Lincoln at 200
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i052657
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ICHi-52657
republican party campaign banner 1860

Parade banner from Abraham Lincoln's 1860 presidential campaign. The banner features a large painted eye, symbolizing the Wide-Awakes, a loose organization of young men's Republican clubs formed for the election of 1860.

Parade banner from Abraham Lincoln's 1860 presidential campaign. The banner features a large painted eye, symbolizing the Wide-Awakes, a loose organization of young men's Republican clubs formed for the election of 1860.

11/18/2008