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Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
1967-1972
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Description 
Circular political pin-back button; image is off center; white background with red and blue lettering; "NIXON / AGNEW"
Credit Line 
Gift of Toni Ellen Heisler
Object Number 
2003.64.13
Marks 
crimp: blue lettering (off center so partically illegible) "OFFICAL NIXON BUTTON (illegible) N.Y.C. 10017"
Gallery Label 
Nixon and Agnew ran together for the presidency in both 1968 and 1972.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group