William Henry Harrison Campaign Token

Unknown American, American




Overall: 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact


American History

Not on view


obv: Inscribed, around edge: MAJ: GENL. W.H. HARRISON / BORN FEB. 9. 1773; [Enclosing military bust of Harrison facing left, stippled coat with four straps and two buttons, one strap and one button on collar, three stars on epaulet] rev: Inscribed, at top: THE PEOPLES CHOICE [At center, a log cabin with window and door with conspicuous latchstring at side. Chimney right with three blobs of smoke at left, flag left flying right, tall bush to left, tall bush and cider barrel at right]; inscribed, at bottom: IN THE YEAR / 1840; [Sixteen logs in end of cabin and four planks in door. Barrell has four hoops at each end.]


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #101; Bushnell #23

Old Number


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