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Abraham Lincoln Ambrotype Portrait and Presidential Election Campaign Badge, 1860

Clark, George, Jr., Clough, A. F., and S. Peck & Company1860

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This portrait of Abraham Lincoln was used as a campaign badge during the 1860 presidential election. It was originally housed in an oval brass frame and pinned to one's clothing. The ambrotype is based on a photograph of Lincoln taken by Mathew B. Brady on February 27, 1860. Lincoln was in New York City to give a speech at Cooper Union.

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  • Title: Abraham Lincoln Ambrotype Portrait and Presidential Election Campaign Badge, 1860
  • Creator: Clark, George, Jr., Clough, A. F., S. Peck & Company
  • Date: 1860
  • Date Created: 1860
  • Location: United States, Connecticut, New Haven, United States, Massachusetts, Boston, United States, New Hampshire, Warren
  • Subject Keywords: Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Ambrotypes (Photographs), Badges, Cased photographs, Photograph cases, Photographs, Studio portraits, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Political campaigns, Presidential candidates, Presidential elections, United States presidents
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Ambrotype (Photograph)
  • Object ID: 2005.0.31.74
  • Image ID: THF60037
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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