Political Button

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-34906

Description

Campaign button with a black and white photographic reproduction portrait of Edward Everett on one side and John Bell on the other side. A ring passes through a hole at the top of the button. The campaign button is supporting the Constitutional Union Party candidates Everett and Bell in 1860.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lapel pins
metal
Symbol, Political
Button, Political
Button, Political

Inscription

Recto: JOHN BELL, 1860; Verso: EDWARD EVERETT, 1860 (Printed)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of George C. Wales

Accession Number

1932.553