Benjamin Harrison Campaign Pin

Benjamin Harrison Campaign Pin

Description (Brief)
This presidential campaign pin was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut around 1888. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer that is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and campaign medals. The pin is in the shape of a clover.
Obverse: Bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left. The legend reads: HE’S ALL RIGHT. HARRISON.
Location
Currently not on view
depicted
Harrison, William Henry
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.2 cm x 2.6 cm; 1 1/4 in x 1 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1161
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1161
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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