Western Pennsylvania Delegation badge

Description (Brief)
A convention badge produced by Whitehead & Hoag Co. The button, made of celluloid, has a photograph of a candidate, Scott Diebert, printed on the front with the words, "For Supreme Scott Diebert, Representative." Three ribbons (blue, yellow, and red), each with a jingle bell attached to the end, read "Western Pennyslvania Delegation." The maker's label is on the back of the button, on a paper insert.
Object Name
badge
date made
ca 1896
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (button material)
silk (ribbons material)
metal (bells material)
Measurements
overall: 16.5 cm x 4.5 cm x 1.5 cm; 6 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 9/16 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
2006.0098.1272
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1272
subject
Celluloid
Coins, Currency and Medals
Politics
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Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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