Tie clip, Richard Nixon, 1960

Description:

This tie clip supports a lenticular image that alternates between two designs when shifted. One image is the slogan “I’m For Nixon” and the other is a picture of Richard Nixon, the 1960 Republican nominee for president. Nixon, the sitting vice president, lost a close election to John F. Kennedy, the junior senator from Massachusetts.

Date Made: 1960

Depicted: Nixon, Richard M.

Used: Political Campaigns

Subject:

See more items in: Political History: Political History, Campaign Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1993.0141.12Catalog Number: 1993.0141.12Accession Number: 1993.0141

Object Name: Tie Pin

Physical Description: metal (overall material)silver; black; white (overall color)Measurements: overall: 1 3/8 in x 2 in x 1/2 in; 3.4925 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9e79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1131874

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