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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 1/2 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
24k gold finished brass
recto: Christmas 1991 / The White House
Christmas tree ornaments; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; White House Historical Association
souvenirs & novelties
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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