Republican Worker for Mayor Seth Low Captain's Badge

Object Number: 
INV.3902
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Silk, metal, cellulosic plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 16.5 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: paper label at back of ribbon, imprinted in red: "THE/L. HARRY FISHER/NOVELTY CO.,/ARBUCKLE BLDG./BROOKLYN, N,Y./BALTO. BADGE & NOV. CO./BALTO, MD."
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/WORKER/FOR/MAYOR/SETH LOW/1903"; circular cellulosic plastic button with photographic portrait of Seth Low, inscribed: "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