1840 William Henry Harrison Us Presidential Campaign Log Cabin Clothing Button
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1840 William Henry Harrison Us Presidential Campaign Log Cabin Clothing Button:
Two-piece very slightly convex brass 1840 William Henry Harrison campaign (for U.S. President) log cabin clothing button: size: 21 mm (13/16ths of an inch in diameter). The front of the button has a plain border, a plain field, the raised and finely detailed image of a log cabin with an outside chimney (with smoke) on the right as we look at the button,and a door to the left of center,a window to the right of the door. There is a cider barrel under the window, and tufts of grass under the image of the cabin. Backmark: "BENEDICT & BURNHAM . EXTRA . " in raised letters in a depressed channel (rmdc). The button has a sturdy shank. The button is listed asPC155A1 in Albert'sRecord of American Uniform and Historical Buttons, Bicentennial Edition. Tice dates the backmark to 1834-1843.