Pinback button : Votes for Women. [Circa 1910-1915]

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Title

Pinback button : Votes for Women. [Circa 1910-1915]

Description

Purple, green and white celluloid pinback button with the slogan "Votes for Women" printed in gold. This button was most likely distributed by the Women's Political Union, founded by Harriot Stanton Blatch. The WPU adopted the same colors as the British Women's Social and Political Union.

White backpaper is partially obscured due to the size of the button. The manufacturer was the XXummer BaXXX Mfg. Co."

Date

[Circa 1910-1915]

Subject

Advertising, Political--United States
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940
Buttons
Campaign buttons
Campaign insignia
Political campaigns
Women's Political Union

Language

English

Identifier

BUTN.1910.06

Original Format

Buttons (information artifacts)
celluloid (cellulosic)

Physical Dimensions

1.25 cm. diam.

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