Republican County Committee Captain's Badge

Object Number: 
INV.3901
Date: 
1901-1903
Medium: 
Silk, plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 2 7/16 in. ( 15.6 x 6.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: imprinted in blue on paper label at back of ribbon: "BALTIMORE BADGE & NOVELTY CO./BALTIMORE, MD:/DESIGNERS/AND/MANUFACTURERS/BADGES &/BUTTONS"
Description: 
Ornate cream cellulosic plastic badge in gold frame, inscribed in blue: "CAPTAIN"; sewn onto upper edge of blue silk ribbon with imprinted inscriptions in gold: "REBUPLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITTEE/FOR MAYOR/SETH LOW"; circular cellulosic plastic button with photographic portrait of Seth Low, inscribed: "ANTI TAMMANY FUSION CANDIDATE/FOR MAYOR, SETH LOW," is attached at center of ribbon by three metal clips. Circular paper label with manufacturer's name applied at back of ribbon.
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Creative: Tronvig Group