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Description

The Christmas ornament honor Ulysses S. Grant and his family. At the ornament's center a hand-painted porcelain figure of a child riding a rocking horse is depicted. It is surrounded by a gold brass wreath with enameled colors. At the ornament's top, a red silk ribbon is attached for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2003

Measurement

3 3/4 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

Hand-painted porcelain figure with 24k gold-finished brass wreath

Inscription

recto: THE WHITE HOUSE - 2003

Creation Location

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

Work Type

decoration (ornaments)

Class

souvenirs & novelties

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

5156

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.

2003 White House Christmas Ornament, A Child's Rocking Horse

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