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Badge

Object Number: 
2008.42.243
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Celluloid, paper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 21.9mm (7/8 in.)
Description: 
Celluloid badge lined in paper with obverse showing left front-facing portrait of Dewey in color. Reverse inset paper label "THE/ WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J./ PATENTED/ JULY 7, 1892/ APRIL 14, 1896/ JULY 21, 1896"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group