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Republican County Committee Captain's Badge

Object Number: 
Z.2098
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Silk, celluliod, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 11/16 x 2 1/2 in. ( 19.5 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: at lower left of button, in white: "COPYRIGHT 1904, PACH" Inscription: paper label attached at back or rbbon, imprinted in black: "National Equipment Co.,/POLITICAL BANNERS,/TRANSPARENCIES, PORTRAITS/AND NOVELTIES,/LAPEL BUTTONS, BADGES,/FLA
Description: 
Blue woven silk ribbon with imprinted inscription in gold: "REPUBLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITTEE/ROOSEVELT/ AND/FAIRBANKS/HIGGINS/AND/BRUCE"; ornate plastic badge inscribed "CAPTAIN", in gilt metal frame with pin is sewn to upper edge of ribbon; circular plastic button with photographic portrait of Theodore Roosevelt is attached at center of ribbon by two metal clips.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Markham, June 12, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group