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Description

The Christmas ornament depicts William Henry Harrison mounted on a white horse, a nod to his inauguration day (4 March 1841) when Harrison mounted the horse to ride to the Capitol to take the presidential oath of office. A red silk ribbon is attached at the ornament's top for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1991

Measurement

3 1/2 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

24k gold finished brass

Inscription

recto: Christmas 1991 / The White House

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

5155

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 1991 The White House Historical Association Harrison Ornament

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