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Your Obedient Servant tab button

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in diameter
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0829
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This commemorative metal tab button features a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln done from a photograph taken of him on November 8, 1863, in Washington, D. C. The text "Your Obedient Servant, A. Lincoln" is printed in brown ink in a circle surrounding the portrait of President Lincoln. An attached tab at the top of the button is ready to be bent to anchor the button to a pocket or collar or other similar place. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum