William Henry Harrison Campaign Token

Unknown American, American




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

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



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Research Area

American History

Not on view


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]


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #84

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