Horatio Seymour and Francis Preston Blair, Jr. Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1868

Brass Tin

Overall: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)

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

165.31.31602

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: [Silvered tin center, embossed bust of Seymour, facing left]; inscribed, left side: HORATIO; inscribed, right side: SEYMOUR [enclosed in brass shell with 21 stars around] inscribed, at bottom: 1868 rev: [Silvered tin center, embossed bust of Blair, facing right] inscribed, left side: FRANK P; inscribed, right side: BLAIR JR [enclosed in brass shell with 21 stars] inscribed, at bottom: 1868

Provenance

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

Old Number

1868-

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