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  1. Lincoln-Hamlin political banner
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Handsewn Lincoln-Hamlin banner, resembling a reversed U.S. flag. 13 red & white stripes alternate, beginning and ending with white. Dark blue field in upper right corner. Printed on middle white stripes: "Lincoln/And/Hamlin". L 77 1/2" x W 43".
  2. Commemorative coin, Lincoln and the "All-Seeing Eye"
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Copper coin showing Lincoln and the "all-seeing eye." Beardless Lincoln facing right, inscriptions around rim. "JDL" under shoulder. Back has eye with heavy eyebrow, rays radiating out with inscriptions around rim. Obverse: "Abraham Lincoln/1860/Republican Candidate For President" Reverse: "The Union Must And Shall Be Preserved". Diam 1 1/4" x D 1/16".
  3. Commemorative Coin, depicting Lincoln as railsplitter and friend
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Copper coin with Lincoln, railsplitter and friend. One of first coins struck during campaign. Beardless Lincoln facing right, inscription & decorative border along edge. Back: tall man wields mallet while other holds wedge into trunk of tree, log cabin in background. Obverse: "Hon. Abraham Lincoln, 1860" & engraver's name under shoulder. Reverse: "The Railsplitter of the Wes...
  4. Commemorative Coin, depicting Lincoln and slogans
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Copper coin showing Abraham Lincoln and slogans. Profile of Lincoln, beardless, facing right, inscriptions around rim. Back has laurel wreath around slogan & inscriptions along rim, on bottom is engraver's name. Obverse: "Abraham Lincoln Born Feb.12.1809" Reverse: "Republican Candidate 1860/No More/Slave/Territory" Diam 1 1/4" x D 1/16".
  5. Over the shoulder tenor
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1860

  6. Over the shoulder baritone
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1860

  7. The Railsplitter, Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Railsplitter, oil on canvas, artist unknown, 1860. Chicago Historical Society collection.
  8. Map, McLean County Railroads in 1860
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This map shows the path of railroads through McLean County in 1860.
  9. Lounge, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Serpentine back, one-armed upholstered sofa, modified Late Empire style. Couch has sloped arm, headrest, curved upholstered ends, 3/4th low serpentine back, extra-length, and four turned legs with bun feet on coasters. Reupholstered by Clifford Putman in Springfield, IL 1953. H. 32 1/2", Base L. 67", Arm Rest estends 12", total L. 79" D. 22" Seat H. 16 1/2".