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1998.4867 (RS22809)

Description

Button; round with yellow background and printed inscription: "THE Railroad Agent's Association of New England"; brass pin on back.

Details

Maker
The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1896
Inscriptions
Printed label on back: ""THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J./ ALLIED PRINTING TRADES COUNCIL/ UNION LABEL/ NEWARK, N.J./ PATENT JULY 17, 1894/ APRIL 14, 1896/ JULY 21 1896""
Location of origin
Newark, NJ, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
BUTTON
buttons (fasteners)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
The Railroad Agents Association of NE
Dimensions
0.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4867
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23911

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