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Description

The amber-hued plate is a commemorative item released shortly after the death of Ulysses S. Grant. It features an embossed image of Grant at its center and is surrounded by text. The plate's outer border features a decorative maple leaf design and is layered with text.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1888

Measurement

10 1/2 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

pressed uranium glass

Inscription

recto, inner design: BORN APRIL 27 1822 / DIED JULY 23 1885 recto, outer design: LET US HAVE PEACE / U. S. GRANT

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

decorative plate

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

4344

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

U. S. Grant Let Us Have Peace Plate

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