Republican County Committee Captain's Badge

Object Number: 
ca. 1910
Silk, cellulose plastic, metal, paper
Overall: 6 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 6.4 cm )
Inscription: paper label at back of ribbon, imprinted in black: "National Equipment Co.,/POLITICAL BANNERS, TRANSPARENCIES, PORTRAITS/AND NOVELTIES,/LAPEL BUTTONS, BADGES,/FLAGS, &C.,/10 & 12 East 23d St., N. Y."
Ornate cream cellulosic plastic badge in gold frame, inscribed in blue: "CAPTAIN"; sewn onto upper edge of blue silk ribbon with imprinted inscriptions in gold: "REBUPLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITEE/ODELL/AND/HIGGINS"; circular cellulosic plastic button with photographic portrait of Odell attached at center of ribbon. Circular paper label with manufacturer's name applied at back of ribbon.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Markham, June 12, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group