Political Template Circles

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Illustration of two gold outlined circles with American flags around them on white background

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Buttons made by The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Newark, N. J. U.S.A. Pat April 14, 1896, July 21, 1896

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The image seen here served as a kind of vintage template for United States political campaign buttons: the circles were used to display portraits of two political figures. Often, the two portraits were of running mates in a presidential election, or of two politicians with similar platforms.  

Catalog ID PO0886