Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.4016
Date: 
1896-1920
Medium: 
Celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A dark blue pinback button printed in white "I-Ride/ The Lu-Mi-Num", above a tiny bicycle rider doing a wheelie. Probably a reference to the very new and light weight aluminum alloys becoming available during this era. One of an extensive collection of bicycle themed buttons, studs, stick pins and pendants, 2002.1.3948 through 2002.1.4038
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group