Button

Object Number: 
2003.97.6
Date: 
1963-1966
Medium: 
Metal, paper, mylar
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Description: 
Circular white pin-back button with black line drawing, a caricature of a sad looking Albert Einstein (1879-1955). This button, with drawing by David Levine (1926-2009) was issued by the New York Review of Books. Such drawings, on buttons, calendars, T-shirts, etc. are used as gifts to subscribers and sold in the Review’s store.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Irwin Silver
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group