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Object Name: Pin-back buttons (2)
Date: 1999
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Medium: Metal, paper
Dimensions: Each: 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (0.6 × 6.4 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Pair of pin-back buttons celebrating "First Night 2000" in New York City; paper covered metal buttons printed with the image of a globe with New York City growing out of the northern hemisphere with saturn and stars floating around it; button inscribed, "FIVE * BOROUGHS * ONE * CITY * MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI/ FIRST/ NIGHT/ NYC/ 2000."
Credit Line: Gift of Grady T. Turner, 2000
Object Number: 2000.9ab
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Marks: printed: on the obverse of each: "FIVE * BOROUGHS * ONE * CITY * MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI/ FIRST/ NIGHT/ NYC/ 2000/ peter max/ www.petermax.com"

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These buttons were purchased to celebrate New Year's eve 2000 in New York City. They represents one of the many types of souvenirs hawked to revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve, 2000.