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Button

Object Number: 
INV.7049
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
On rim: Copyright 1900
Description: 
Pin-back campaign button; depicts image of William J. Bryan; inscribed "WM. J. BRYAN"; reverse printed on paper "MADE BY/WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO.,/NEWARK, N.J., U.S.A./PATENTED/JULY 17,1894/APRIL 14,1896/JULY 21,1896"
Gallery Label: 
William Jennings Bryan ran against William McKinley in the election of 1900. His running mate was Adlai E. Stevenson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group