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1998.4870 (RS22816)

Description

Button; white w/ green flag and marked "IRELAND"; brass pin on back.

Details

Maker
The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Maker)
Date
1896
Inscriptions
Printed label on back: ""SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTE/ THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J./ PAT JULY 21 1896...APRIL 14 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
Sweet Caporal Cigarette
Dimensions
0.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4870
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23914

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