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Button

Object Number: 
INV.2815
Date: 
1899-1901
Medium: 
Silk, paper, plastic metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 4.8 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Circular plastic and metal pin-back campaign button w/ribbon with black and white bust-length portrait of uniformed man within white circle with dark-blue edge; inscription in black above portrait: 'CAPT. WM. ASTOR CHANLER"; blue woven silk ribbon suspended beneath, text imprinted in gold: "FOR/CONGRESS/14TH/DISTRICT/WM. ASTOR/CHANLER."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group