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Pin-back campaign button

Object Number: 
1941.482
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Pin-back campaign button; depicts photo of William J. Bryan and Arthur Sewall; inscribed "16 TO 1/BRYAN/SEWALL"; reverse printed on paper "GRISWOLD & CO.,/108 FULTON ST.,/NEW YORK/W. H. CO. PATENTS/JULY 17, 1896/APRIL 14, 1896/JLUY 21, 1896"
Gallery Label: 
William Jennings Bryan ran against William McKinley in the election of 1896. His running mate was Arthur Sewall.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group