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Object Name: Badge
Date: ca.1898
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 2 3/8 × 1 9/16 in. (60 × 40.2mm)
Place made: United States, Milwaukee
Description: Metal stamped star-within-laurel wreath-shaped uniface badge suspended from pinback depicting battleship at sea with legend: "MANILA FOR THE MAINE". Center of star shows left-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey with legend: "ADMIRAL DEWEY/ DID IT".
Credit Line: Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Object Number: 2008.42.237
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Marks: Obverse on point of star: "SCHWAAB S & S CO/ MILWAUKEE"