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Designed by:
Gail Anderson, American, born 1962  Search this
Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Hillary Clinton, born 1947  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product) on metal with plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
2016
Caption:
Gail Anderson is a New York based designer and partner at Anderson Newton Design. Since 1987, Anderson has worked in the field of design at design firms, advertising agencies, and publications. Her work has received awards from major design organizations, including the Society of Publication Designers and the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). In 2008 she received a Lifetime Achievement Medal from the AIGA. Anderson currently works as Creative Director at the School of Visual Arts Press and is on the Citizen Stamp Advisory Committee for the US Post Office. In 2013, the US Postal Service commissioned Anderson to design the commemorative stamp for the sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. Anderson was only the second African American designer tapped to design a commemorative stamp, the first being Georg Olden who designed the Proclamation’s 100th anniversary stamp in 1963.
Description:
This is a pin-back button designed for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential campaign. It is a round button with a blue background with a large capital letter ‘H’ in the center. The letter ‘H’ is outlined in white and filled in with a bright orange color. Each upright leg of the ‘H’ has a dark blue lining the inside center of the leg. The caps at each end of each leg are highlighted in bright pink. An arrow with an orange shaft and dark blue head emerges from the left-hand leg and acts as the crossbar to the right-hand leg of the ‘H’. The arrow has orange and dark blue fletching feathers at the base. At the top margin of the button is white text that reads “HILLARY IS” and at the bottom margin the text continues “JUST MY TYPE.”
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Art  Search this
Design  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Politics  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gail Anderson
Object number:
2020.11.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2016 Hillary for America
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c4b875cc-253c-43de-a1c6-118abde16dbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.11.9