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John Lind campaign button

Circular paper button printed in black, strong red (NBS), medium blue on yellowish-white ground and laminated over tinned iron shell with straight brass (est.) pinback. Candidate is depicted (in profile) wearing unidentified uniform with background of cross U.S.A. and Cuban flags. "FOR GOVERNOR" is printed at top and "JOHN LIND" at bottom.Labels/Marks: verso: paper backing inside of shell has manufacturer's label printed in black (offset) "THE/WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./NEWARK, N.J./PATENTED/JULY 17, 1894/APRIL 14, 1896".

ID Number: 1988.307.3

Date: 1898

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John Lind campaign button