Campaign pin

Object Number: 
480
Date: 
1868
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 in. ( 3.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Metal campaign pin in the shape of an eagle holding the American flag; at the center of the flag is an oval frame holding a photograph of Horatio Seymour; reverse has three prongs holding photoghraph of Horatio Seymour.
Gallery Label: 
Horatio Seymour (1778-1857) ran for the presidency in 1868 but was defeated by Ulysses S. Grant.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group