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The Christmas ornament honors James Buchanan, fifteenth president of the United States. The ornament's design was inspired by Andrew Jackson's presidential glassware. Buchanan was the last president to use this pattern. At the ornament's front, white magnolia blossoms and red camellias surround a white eagle and shield. Attached to the top of the ornament is a green silk ribbon for hanging.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
2 7/8 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
24k gold-finished brass with porcelain stone
recto: The White House / Christmas 1998/ E PLURIBUS / UNUM verso: President James Buchanan / ©1998 WHHA • Made in USA
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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