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Object Name: Button
Date: 1963-1966
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Medium: Metal, paper, mylar
Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Description: Circular white pin-back button with black line drawing, a caricature of Chinese Communist Party Chairman, Mao Tse Tung (1893-1976). This button, with drawing by David Levine (1926-2009) was issued by the New York Review of Books. Such drawings, on buttons, calendars, T-shirts, etc. are used as gifts to subscribers and sold in the Review’s store.
Credit Line: Gift of Irwin Silver
Object Number: 2003.97.7
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