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

Dimensions

0.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4870

Places

New Jersey (United States)