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Button

Object Number: 
INV.2966
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on label inside button back: "AMERICAN PEPSIN CUM CO./BUTTON MADE BY/ THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./NEWARK, N.J./[various patent dates]
Description: 
Circular pin-back button inscribed "CALIFORNIA" with image of state seal below motto "EUREKA"; printed paper backing.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group