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Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
ca. 1898
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
Description 
Circular brass stick pin button; depicts the bust of George W. Dewey at center; inscription at border "THE HERO OF MANILA/DEWEY"
Object Number 
INV.2741
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group