Button

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1896

GUSN

GUSN-23911

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

buttons (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Brass
Unidentified Paper
Transfer Printed
BUTTON

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

The Railroad Agents Association of NE

Maker

The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Newark, NJ, USA

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

0.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4867

Places

New Jersey (United States)