Henry Clay Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1844

Brass

Overall: 1 in. (2.5 cm)

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

165.31.31578

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, left side: HENRY CLAY ELECTED; inscribed, right side: PRESIDENT A.D.1844 [Enclosing head facing left] rev: Inscribed, at top: THE MILLBOY OF THE SLASHES / INAUGURATED / MARCH 4TH 1845 [At center, scene depicting boy riding horseback to left toward mill.]

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #151; Bushnell #44

Old Number

1844-33

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