Back to top

Primary tabs

"The Wigwam," site of the 1860 Republican Convention, Chicago, Illinois, photograph, zoomable image

Scanned by: 
Internet Archive
Sized, cropped, and adjusted for use by John Osborne, Dickinson College, July 29, 2010.
Image type: 
Original caption: 
Photograph by Hesler. Original owned by the Chicago Historical Society. The Republican "Wigwam" in which Lincoln was nominated, 1860. (The building stood on Market Street between Randolph and Lake)
Source citation: 
P. Orman Ray, The Convention That Nominated Lincoln: An Address ... (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1916), frontispiece.