Political button

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1880-1920 ?

GUSN

GUSN-14161

Description

Small round black and white political button. Picture of male candidate w/ name underneath: "McLEAN/FOR GOVERNOR" possibley ran for governor of Maine?

Details

Descriptive Terms

lapel pins
tin (metal)
Tin
BUTTON, POLITICAL

Inscription

Printed on back of button: ""THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./BUTTONS/BADGES/NOVELTIES/AND SIGNS/NEWARK. N.J.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Newark, NJ, USA

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

0.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1415

Places

New Jersey (United States)