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    Millard Fillmore: 1856 Ferrotype Clothing Button. 3/8" (10 mm.) ferrotype with shank back showing the American Party or Know Nothing candidate for 1856. Nice bold portrait with none of the nicks or handling marks one typically sees. The melainotype process was invented in late 1855. The first photographic campaign buttons were produced the following year, on an experimental or limited basis. We have seen a matching piece for Buchanan and expect that Fremont also exists. All were based on the portraits by Mathew Brady.

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    November, 2015
    7th Saturday
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