William Henry Harrison Campaign Token

Unknown American, American




Overall: 15/16 in. (2.4 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: GENL. W.H. HARRISON / BORN FEB. 9. 1773; [Enclosing military bust of Harrison facing left.] rev: Inscribed, at top: THE PEOPLES CHOICE; inscribed, at bottom: IN THE YEAR / 1841 [At center, a log cabin with window and stippled door with three planks at side, chimney right with smoke left, flag left flying right, tree left, tree and cider barrel at right, with three hoops at left and center and two at right.]


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #104; Bushnell #24

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