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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
President Abraham Lincoln, American, 1809 - 1865  Search this
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (4.4 x 4.4 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
1960s
Description:
A round pinback button featuring a black-and-white photographic portrait of Abraham Lincoln on the proper left and a black-and-white photographic portrait of Frederick Douglass on the proper right. The portraits are in the center against a cream background. A gold colored border surrounds the outside edge of the button with bands of blue with white stars at the top and bottom center and bands of white with red stripes at the right and left center.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.77.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fddef600-3518-47e5-b7cb-f336bdf61d6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.77.2