Seth Low Mayoral Campaign Pin-Back Button with Ribbon

Object Number: 
Z.3102c
Date: 
1899-1901
Medium: 
Plastic, paper, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 4.4 x 0.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: back of button, imprinted in black on paper: "MADE BY/THE/BALTO. BADGE & NOV. CO./BALTIMORE, MD"
Description: 
Circular plastic and metal pin-back button featuring photographic bust-length portrait of Seth Low inscribed: "ANTI TAMMANY FUSION CANDIDATE/FOR MAYOR, SETH LOW."; dark blue woven silk ribbon with attached plastic button depicting eagle suspended beneath; text printed in gold: "REPUBLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITTEE/FOR MAYOR/SETH LOW."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group