Hannibal Hamlin, ca. 1860

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Hannibal Hamlin, ca. 1860

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An ambrotype of Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891), a native of Paris Hill, who practiced law in Hampden, served as governor of Maine and in the U.S. Senate and was chosen in 1860 as Abraham Lincoln's first vice president.

The image is a hand-colored ambrotype that was made from a lithograph image of Hamlin.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hannibal Hamlin, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Town: Paris
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ninth plate ambrotype
  • Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 4.6 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 444, Box 3/4
  • Collection: Ambrotypes collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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