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Benjamin Harrison Campaign Pin

Benjamin Harrison Campaign Pin

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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.
Obverse: Bust of Benjamin Harrison facing left. The legend reads: HE’S ALL RIGHT. HARRISON.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal, political
depicted
Harrison, William Henry
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 3.2 cm x 2.6 cm; 1 1/4 in x 1 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1161
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1161
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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
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