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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Campaign Medalet

Object Number: 
Brass, silk ribbon
Overall: 15/16 x 15/16 x 1/16 in. ( 2.4 x 2.4 x 0.2 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at lower center: "P.L. KRIDER CO. PHILA."
Octagonal die-struck brass medal depicting clothed bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left; reverse depicts American flag bearing date "1888"; legend: "HARRISON & MORTON"; red ribbon attached to medal through hole punched at top.
Gallery Label: 
Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) served as the twenty-sixth president of the United States along with his vice president Levi P. Morton (1824-1920).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group