Campaign pin

Campaign pin
Title
Campaign pin
Date 
1896
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Campaign pin in the shape of a beetle or "gold bug." From presidential campaign of William McKinley.
Object Number 
INV.7188
Gallery Label 
This pin was probably used in William McKinley's campaign for the presidency in 1896. It also resembles pins used in William Jennings Bryan's campaign in 1896 and 1900.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group