127475page 76 of 1427778141142 BackJohn F. Kennedy lenticular campaign pinObject Number: 2004.054.0020Category: ArtifactsManufacturer: Pictorial ProductionsType of Object: PinDate: 1960Credit Line: Gertrude Strohbeck Collection/The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey PlazaDimensions: Diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)Medium: Plastic, Metal DescriptionThis lenticular campaign pin shows two different images depending on the angle from which the pin is viewed. One image is a black and white portrait of Kennedy; the other is of a white-on-black slogan, "The Man for the 60's".The pin has a blue metal backing that wraps around the front edge. The back has a brass-colored pin with clasp. The following information is printed in white on the back: "Vari-Vue(R) byPictorial Productions, Inc. Mt. Vernon, N.Y., U.S.A.Pat. No. 2,815,310"There is a union logo beneath the manufacturer's information.Curator's NotesLenticular printing - which allows an image to change or move when viewed from different angles - was developed in the 1940s. Both campaigns issued similar lenticular pins during the 1960 election. - Stephen Fagin, Curator Tags 1960 presidential election Kennedy campaign Kennedy, John F. Presidential campaign All requests for permission to reproduce, publish or broadcast materials in this collection must be submitted to the Museum's registrar, using the Rights & Reproductions Request Form. Inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.