William Henry Harrison Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1840

Brass

Overall: 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)

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

165.31.31569

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; [Star to right and left, enclosing small military bust of Harrison facing left, with 5 straps and ten buttons on coat, one strap and two buttons on collar] rev: Inscribed, around edge: STEAM BOAT VAN BUREN / FOR SALT RIVER DIRECT; [Enclosing Steamboat flying flag], Flag inscribed: 1841; inscribed, below boat: LOCO-FOCO LINE-

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #96

Old Number

1840-43

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