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Streetly Manufacturing Company
Edward VIII, 1937.
Sutton Coldfield, England : Streetly Manufacturing Company, 1937.
Physical Description:
1 button : Beetleware (urea-formaldehyde resin) ; 4 x 3 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT2280 .P2c Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Thomas Strong, Yale MFA 1967
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
"Beetlware. Made in England." Beetleware, a plastic made from urea formaldehyde resin, was manufactured in Britain by Streetly Manufacturing Company, at Sutton Coldfield (near Birmingham).
The button depicts Edward VIII, facing left, within a wreath border. A crown is superimposed over the year 1937 at top; Edward's name is at bottom. The design elements are molded in white relief, against a red background.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
Pin-back buttons -- Specimens.
Buttons (information artifacts)
Urea-formaldehyde resin.

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