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Description

The Christmas ornament depicts a color reproduction of G.P.A. Healy's portrait of a seated Abraham Lincoln at its center. It also features a gold brass frame that hinges at the left side, and, when opened, an embossed, decorative border is revealed around the portrait. A purple ribbon is located at the top of the ornament for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1999

Measurement

3 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

24k gold-finished brass with porcelain stone

Inscription

recto: The White House / Christmas 1999 inside, at right: THE UNION NOW AND FOREVER. verso: President / Abraham / Lincoln / 1861-1865 / ©1999 WHHA / MADE IN USA / A. Lincoln [facsimile signature]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

decoration (ornaments)

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.

Related Source

Five duplicate items. Also see item # 4864.

ID

4935

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.

Christmas 1999 the White House Historical Association Lincoln Ornament

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