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Button Die, 1948

Button Die, 1948

Usage conditions apply
Stamping die for printing a metal lithograph button.
Currently not on view
Object Name
printing block
depicted (sitter)
Dewey, Thomas E.
Physical Description
metal, wood (overall material)
overall: 1 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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