John Bell Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1860

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

165.31.31596

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: JOHN BELL, UNION CANDIDATE FOR THE PRESIDENCY / 1860 [enclosing bust of Bell facing left] rev: Inscribed, around edge: THE CONSTITUTION / AND THE UNION [enclosing within a circle a wreath of corn]; inscribed, within wreath: NOW / AND / FOREVER.

Course History

HIST 18, Nineteenth Century American Politics, Robert Bonner, Spring 2014

HIST 18, US Political History of the 19th Century, Robert Bonner, Fall 2012

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #341

Old Number

1860-7

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