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Ribbon badge w/pin-back

Object Number: 
INV.1749
Date: 
ca. 1907
Medium: 
Silk, metal, brass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 23.5 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back of top pin: "PAT. APPL'D FOR" printed on sticker at back: "National Equipment Co.,/ POLITICAL BANNERS,/ TRANSPARENCIES PORTRAITS/ AND NOVELTIES,/ LAPEL BUTTONS, BADGES,/ FLAGS, & C.,/ 10 & 12 East 23d St., N.Y./ ALLIED PRINTING/ TRADES
Description: 
Ribbon badge with top pin-back rectangular badge printed on coated paper in black "Wm. Rhinelander Stewart" surrounded by brass bead border; silk ribbon woven with American flag motif attached to bottom badge with black and white painted image of man on coated paper surrounded by metal wreath border surmounted by spread-eagle. White back ribbon attached to top pin printed in gold "CELEBRATION/ AT/ JAMESTOWN, VA./ SEPTEMBER 23, 1907/ IN HONOR OF/ ROBERT FULTON'S/ SAILING THE/ CLERMONT/ AUGUST 17, 1807"; bottom of ribbon edged with gold metal fringe.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group