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The Christmas Ornament commemorates the 200th anniversary of the setting of the first stone of the White House. On the front of the ornament, the text that appears on the original cornerstone is featured. On the reverse, an 1848 lithograph of the north-facing side of the White House appears. At its top, a silk hanging ribbon is attached.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
24k gold finished brass
The White House / 1792 / 1992 / 200th Anniversary
Christmas tree ornaments; White House (Washington, D.C.); White House Historical Association
souvenirs & novelties
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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