Badge worn by a delegate to the Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1912. Enameled gilt brass, silk. The Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, New Jersey.
Ornamental hanger in the shape of crossed flags, the legend, DELEGATE, on a rectangle, U.S. Capitol dome within wreath above; from which is suspended an ornamental medallion bearing bust of Lincoln to right on shield, enclosed within white enamel ring surmounted by displayed eagle inscribed, REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION CHICAGO 1912. Original clasp. Backed with a red, white and blue ribbon.
This convention nominated William Howard Taft for a second term as president.