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Description

The Christmas ornament honors honoring Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, who sketched the earliest documented Presidential Seal. At the ornament's front, the Presidential Seal is depicted against the White House. At the ornament's top, a red silk ribbon is attached for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1996

Measurement

3 1/2 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

24k gold finished brass and porcelain stone

Inscription

recto: THE WHITE HOUSE / THE SEAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES / CHRISTMAS 1996 verso: Millard Fillmore / 1850-1853 / ©1996 WHHA

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

5168

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.

1996 The Presidential Seal Ornament

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