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.

Description (Brief)

Obverse: Bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left. The legend reads: HE’S ALL RIGHT. HARRISON.

Date Made: ca 1888

Depicted: Harrison, William HenryMaker: Scovill Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Waterbury

See more items in: Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing, Government, Politics, and Reform, Industry & Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1161Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1161

Object Name: medal, political

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.2 cm x 2.6 cm; 1 1/4 in x 1 in


Record Id: nmah_1382154

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