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Description

The Christmas ornament honors Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth President of the United States. On its front, a reproduction of a William A. Rogers political cartoon appears of Santa Claus who is crossing the White House front lawn. On the back Roosevelt and his family stand and gaze at their Christmas tree. At the ornament's top, a red silk ribbon is attached for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2011

Measurement

2 1/2 X 3 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

Non-tarnishing 24k gold-plated brass

Inscription

recto: "I hear there are some kids in the / White House this year." / WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS 2011 verso: THEODORE ROOSEVELT

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

5682

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.

2011 White House Christmas Ornament, Santa Visits the White House

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