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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 3/8 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
24k gold finished brass and porcelain stone
recto: The White House / Christmas 1995 verso: ©1995 WHHA / Made in USA
Christmas tree ornaments; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; White House Historical Association
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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