Winfield Scott Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1852

Brass

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

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

165.31.31586

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed: MAJ. GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT. USA [Military bust facing left]; inscribed, beneath bust: H.W.HAYDEN.SC. rev: Inscribed, at top: SCOTT WOUNDED [Representation of battle scene, depicting soldiers assisting wounded Scott who lies on ground.] inscribed, at bottom: LUNDY‘S LANE

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #231; Bushnell #26

Old Number

1852-12

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