Button

Object number
97.5.2 A-E
Creator
Whitehead and Hoag
Date
after 1896
Description
Five enameled tin buttons with brass pins, each one illustrating one of the warships of the great white fleet. A: Philadelphia; b: Concord; c: Petrel/The White Squadron; D: Atlanta; and E: Cruiser Charleston. Verso marked with (on each button): "Pat July 21, 1896/American/Pepsin Gum Co./Buttons Made By/Whitehead & Hoag Co./Newark, N.J./Pat July 17, '94 April 14, '96/July 21, 1896".
Object Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Subjects
U.S.S. Atlanta
U.S.S. Charleston
U.S.S. Concord
U.S.S. Petrel
U.S.S. Philadelphia
Whitehead and Hoag