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Set of 2 Republican County Committee Badges

Object Number: 
Z.2077.1-.2
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silk, metal, cellulosic plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 14.6 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: paper label applied at back of button, imprinted in black: "NATIONAL/EQUIPMENT CO.,/12 E. 23D ST.,/NEW YORK./TEL. 2477 18TH ST."
Description: 
Two identical Repulican County Committee badges consisting of circular plastic and metal pin-back button with photographic portrait of Odell (paper label applied to back of button); suspended woven blue silk ribbon with inscription printed in gold "REPUBLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITTEE/ODELL/AND/HIGGINS" and circular plastic and metal button with Rebuplican emblem of eagle attached at center by two metal staples.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Markham, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group