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Catalog Number 13262-4
Title Pin, Campaign, William Jennings Bryan
Object Name Pin, Campaign
Description A gold eagle pin inserted in red white and blue ribbon from which black and white portrait "button" of Bryan hangs. The gold eagle pin has an eagle with wings spread and a striped shield. It is also holding an olive branch in one talon and a bundle of arrows in the other. The ribbon is made of satin and attaches to the back of the campaign button. The ribbon has red, white and blue stripes. The bottom of the ribbon attaches to the back of the button. The button 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, satin, metal, thread
Height (in) 0.059
Length (in) 2.874
Width (in) 1.575
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Collection Museum of the City of New York