Medalet promoting Benjamin Harrison for president, 1888. White metal. DeWitt BH 1888-22. Holed for suspension. OBV: Inscription around, BENJAMIN HARRISON, enclosing bust of Harrison to left. Rev. Inscription around, PROTECTION. NO BRITISH PAUPER WAGES FOR., enclosing AMERICANS and arm holding a sledge (symbol of labor).
Appeals to the workingman's vote, implying that a protective tariff will enable employers to pay higher wages. Choice, high grade specimen.