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Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.2
Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back button inscribed: "NEVER FORGET, FREEDOM IS NOT FREE / WE SALUTE THE FALLEN HEROES"; image of waving American flag with World Trade Center towers in background.
Gallery Label: 
This button was purchased from a street vendor in the vicinity of Times Square after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Margaret K. Hofer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group