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Catalog Number 13262-3
Title Pin, Campaign, William Jennings Bryan
Object Name Pin, Campaign
Description Black and white Bryan portrait "button" hanging from U.S. flag ribbon through which a pin is inserted. The pin is made of a bronze colored metal and is shaped like a "T." The ribbon is made of satin and attaches to the back of the campaign button. The ribbon is made to look like an American flag, with 13 alternating red and white stripes and an embroidered square of blue thread with 13 white stars embroidered on top. The bottom edges of the "flag" ribbon are folded into a point, where it attaches to the back of the button. The button is dome-shaped and has a tarnished silver backing and a celluloid front. The image within the button has a black and white bust image of William Jennings Bryan at the center, with a plain (off)white background.
Year Range from 1896
Material celluloid, metal, thread, satin
Height (in) 0.059
Length (in) 4.843
Width (in) 2.283
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Collection Museum of the City of New York