Identification Badge: Victor Plant 1824

Title

Identification Badge: Victor Plant 1824

Subject

Photographic ID badge

Description

Metal frame identification badge. Round. Opening for photograph is round on the top three-quarters, flat on the bottom. Inside, thick clear plastic in front of blue paper, reads "VICTOR PLANT" with large number 1824. Superimposed, small photograph of an unidentified young black man. Surrounding the opening reads "VICTOR MONAGHAN COMPANY". Badge is sealed with a small rivet, marked "VM" on the face. Obverse, pin back. Silver paint, more than 50% rusted. Incorrect accession number marked on back.

Date

Early 20th century.

Identifier

1996.9.4

Nomenclature

Category 08: Communication Objects
> Personal Symbols
> Personal Identification
> Badge, Identification