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Button

Object Number: 
INV.2606
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin back button with an image of the battleship Maine and the American and Cuban flags; inscribed "MAINE"; reverse inscribed with "COMPLIMENTS OF/ALEX. GOLDBERG,/NEWBURGH'S/CLOTHIER & FURNISHER,/83 & 85 WATER ST.,/NEWBURGH, N.Y./THE W & H. CO. PATENTED/JULY 17, '94, APRIL 14, '96/JULY 21, '96"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group