John C. Breckenridge

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Title

John C. Breckenridge

Subject

Lithographs

Description

A lithograph published by Currier & Ives. Text on print: "John C. Breckinridge (signature), HON. JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE, Democratic Candidate for sixteenth President of the United States, published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., NY." Handwritten text on the back of portrait: "This picture was the last gift presented to the college by Judge James W. Cammack. He brought it to the meeting of the Board of Regents on Jan. 10, 1939 and asked that it be placed on the walls of the college. H.L. Donovan, Pres." Breckinridge, a candidate in the 1860 presidential election, was defeated by Abraham Lincoln. Information on the Library of Congress, Prints (visual works) and Photographs on-line catalog indicate that the lithograph was produced circa 1860.

Creator

Currier & Ives

Date

1860 c.

Format

lithograph on paper, 13-1/2" x 17-1/2" with mat

Language

eng

Type

Image

Identifier

H0000108

Coverage

Crabbe 127
"Eastern Kentucky University,
Richmond, KY,
Madison County, KY,
USA
37.7405,-84.2994"

Collection

Citation

Currier & Ives, “John C. Breckenridge,” Discover EKU, accessed July 15, 2019, https://discovereku.eku.edu/items/show/996.

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