William Henry Harrison Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1840

Copper

Overall: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ralph Becker, Father of William Becker, Class of 1964

165.31.31566

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, around edge: MAJ. GEN. W.H. HARRISON / BORN. FEB 9 1773; [Enclosing military bust facing left, four buttons, no straps and three circle ornaments on collar of coat] rev: Inscribed, at top: THE PEOPLES CHOICE; inscribed, at bottom: THE HERO / OF / TIPPECANOE [Enclosing log cabin with window at left end, door with conspicuous latchstring, at side, flag left flying right, chimney right, small bush and boughs above gable at right, tree with five branches, cider barrel and mug at left]

Provenance

Collected by Raph E. Becker (1907-1994), father of William W. Becker, Class of 1964; given to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #84

Old Number

1840-25

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