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Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Campaign Badge

Object Number: 
INV.6991
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Silk, celluloid, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 14.3 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: paper label at reverse of button, imprinted in black: "NATIONAL/EQUIPMENT CO.,/12 E. 23rd ST.,/NEW YORK./TEL. 2477 18th ST."
Description: 
Theodore Roosevelt presidential campaign badge consisting of circular metal and celluloid pin-back button with photographic portrait of Roosevelt, with manufacturer's paper label applied at reverse; dark blue silk satin ribbon with inscription printed in gold "REPUBLICAN/COMMITTEEMAN/ROOSEVELT/AND/HIGGINS."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group