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Button

Object Number: 
2003.97.24
Date: 
ca. 1985
Medium: 
Metal, paper, mylar
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Description: 
Circular pin-back button; white letters on blue ground: "BELLAMY / MAYOR" Carol Bellamy (b. 1942) ran for Mayor of New York City in 1985. She resigned her position as President of the New York City Council, a position she had held since 1977, in order to run. She was defeated by the incumbent, Ed Koch.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Irwin Silver
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group