By Ervin Beck
The campaign banner reproduced here was painted by J. H. Dille for the Wide Awake club of the Republican Party to use in a daylong rally in Goshen, Indiana, for the Lincoln-Hamlin ticket. The rally, on Saturday, October 6, 1860, featured a speech by the famous abolitionist U.S. Senator Cassius M. Clay of Kentucky.
The banner depicts Abraham Lincoln, candidate for President of the United States; Hannibal Hamlin, candidate for Vice-President; and Henry Smith Lane, candidate for Governor of Indiana.
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