Ulysses S. Grant Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1868

Tintype mounted in a brass token

Overall: 7/8 × 1 7/16 in. (2.3 × 3.7 cm)

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

165.31.31600

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, in tintype, above portrait: GRANT [Tintype portrait of Grant facing front][set in a circular frame decorated with wavy lines] rev: Blank [to be worn as a pin]

Course History

ARTH 17, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2013

Provenance

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

Old Number

1868-71

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