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Description

The Christmas ornament honors the White House architect, James Hoban. The ornament depicts both the North and South views of the White House and is made from the same sandstone from the Virginia quarry from which the White House stones were sourced. At the ornament's top, a red, white, and blue ribbon is attached for hanging. A gold brass banner is attached to the bottom.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/2 X 3 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

Non-tarnishing 24k gold-finished brass and sandstone

Inscription

recto and verso: 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

5316

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.

Commemorative Ornament, Honoring James Hoban, White House Architect

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