Grover Cleveland Unfinished Campaign Medal

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Description (Brief)
This unfinished campaign medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut around 1892.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. This medal is unfinished, as there is no reverse side.
Obverse: Bust of Grover Cleveland facing left. The legend reads: CLEVELAND & STEVENSON 1892.
Location
Currently not on view
depicted
Cleveland, Grover
referenced
Stevenson, Adlai
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: .7 cm x 3.4 cm; 1/4 in x 1 5/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1192
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1192
related event
Presidential Campaign of 1872
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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, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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