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Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1992

Measurement

3 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

24k gold finished brass

Inscription

The White House / 1792 / 1992 / 200th Anniversary

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.

ID

5161

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 1992 The White House Historical Association Two Hundredth Anniversary Edition Ornament

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