Doll, Barack Obama, 2009

Doll, Barack Obama, 2009

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Description
This Barack Obama doll promoted the Illinois Senator’s campaign as the 2008 Democratic presidential nominee. The doll’s shirt featured the Obama logo of a rising sun combined with the letter “O.” Obama defeated John McCain, a Republican senator from Arizona, in the first presidential election where two sitting senators vied for the office. This doll was used as part of the celebration held in Bisbee, Arizona to celebrate President Obama’s inauguration in January 2009.
Object Name
doll
date made
2009
used date
2008
depicted (sitter)
Obama, Barack H.
place made
United States: Arizona
Physical Description
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
brown (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 18 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 46.355 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
2009.0167.01
catalog number
2009.0167.01
accession number
2009.0167
Credit Line
Carrie Gustavson
subject
Politics
Inauguration
Presidential Campaign of 2008
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Exhibition
American Democracy
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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