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Description

The Christmas ornament honors Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, with a nod to the ceremonies that President Taylor attended on the grounds of the Washington Monument on 4 July 1850. The front depicts the White House backed by two American Flags. At the top, an American eagle with three American flags is pictured. At the ornament's top, a red silk ribbon is attached for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1995

Measurement

3 3/8 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

24k gold finished brass and porcelain stone

Inscription

recto: The White House / Christmas 1995 verso: ©1995 WHHA / Made in USA

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

5148

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 1995 the White House Historical Association a Patriotic Christmas Ornament

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