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Tie clip, Richard Nixon, 1960

Tie clip, Richard Nixon, 1960

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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.
Object Name
Tie Pin
date made
1960
depicted
Nixon, Richard M.
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
ID Number
1993.0141.12
catalog number
1993.0141.12
accession number
1993.0141
subject
Political Campaigns
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Political and Military 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
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