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

Dimensions

0.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4867

Places

New Jersey (United States)