Antique Political Presidential Campaign Prohibition Badge
Antique prohibition political button hole pin. Depicting the prohibition party presidential candidate Clinton B Fisk , this celluloid lapel button hole pin was made by Baldwin & Gleason of New York for the 1888 campaign.
Fisk was a leader in the temperance movement and became the presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party in the United States presidential election, 1888. He came in third with 249,506 votes. The election was won by Benjamin Harrison of the Republican Party. Fisk was also surpassed by the incumbent President of the United States Grover Cleveland of the Democratic Party. But, Fisk did receive one of the highest results of any Prohibition Party candidate in history.
Marked on front: Photo of Gen Clinton Fisk
Marked on back: Baldwin & Gleason Co Ltd, 61 B'Way NY
A great addition to your antique political or temperance collection or early holiday gift for the numismatist.
Button measures 0.75" diameter and weighs less than 1oz.
In generally good condition considering age and use (please see all photographs as they form part of the listing description).
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