Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3878
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A beige commemorative pinback button with a black and white lithographic portrait of a man with the caption "Geo. Clinton". Not manufactured during Clinton's era, probably from a memorial or historical celebration in his honor, or part of a collectible series of historical notables. George Clinton, (1739-1812); uncle of De Witt Clinton, born in Orange County, N.Y.; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1775-76; Governor of New York, 1777-95, 1801-04; member of New York state assembly, 1800; Vice President of the United States, 1805-12; died in office 1812.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group