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22 mm Lincoln 100-th Anniversary celluloid pinback button

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1909
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 7/8 in diameter
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0823
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This commemorative pinback button features a head and shoulders portrait of President Abraham Lincoln done from an engraving of him by William Edgar Marshall published in 1866. The text "100-th Anniversary" appears above the portrait indicating that the button was produced in celebration of the centennial anniversary of President Lincoln's birth. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum