Ribbon from Nov. 16, 2015

Straight Pin Lincoln Button

  • Full Title

    Pratt Straight Pin Mourning Button

  • Description

    This pin belonged to Phineas Pratt, who attended President Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia in April 1865. The metal button depicts a black and white drawing of Abraham Lincoln; a straight pin is attached to the head of the button.

  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (Object ID: 1988.81.2)

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as “Courtesy of The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia.” Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact The Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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  • Cite this Item

    Unknown. "Pratt Straight Pin Mourning Button". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed October 19, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/909