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Catalog Number 1983.43.640
Title Palmer/Buckner political photo ribbon
Object Name Button, Political
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Description "PALMER & BUCKNER" jugate combination political button and ribbon promoting the candidacy of John M. Palmer (President) & Simon Bolivar Buckner (Vice President), National Democratic Party. Photographic insert of the candidates. Ribbon is woven in a U.S. flag motif and the pin is a silver American eagle.
Collection Rather-Westerman Political Collection
Collector Rather, Julius
Event Election
Made United States
Used Kentucky
Material Fabric/Metal/Paper
Search Terms Elections
Political memorabilia
Subjects Elections--United States
Political campaigns
Political elections
Political paraphernalia
People Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914
Date 1896
Caption Palmer/Buckner political button and ribbon
Number of Images 1
Dimensions H-3.5 W-1.75 inches
Dimension type 1
Dimension Details Ribbon and eagle: 1.25 x 2" (width x height)
Button: 1.75" (diameter)
Height (ft) 0.292
Height (in) 3.5
Width (cm) 4.445
Width (ft) 0.146
Width (in) 1.75