Button

Date

1896

GUSN

GUSN-23914

Description

Button; white w/ green flag and marked "IRELAND"; 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: ""SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTE/ THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J./ PAT JULY 21 1896...APRIL 14 1896""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Sweet Caporal Cigarette

Maker

The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Maker)

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

1998.4870

Places

New Jersey (United States)