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The Christmas ornament honors James A. Garfield, the twentieth President of the United States. The ornament is inspired by the Victorian era, the period in which Garfield served. At its front, the ornament depicts a contemporaneous illustration of the South Facade of the White House, which is surrounded by an ornate wreath made of gold-finished brass. At the ornament's top, a gold string is attached for hanging.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
Non-tarnishing 24k gold-finished brass with porcelain stone
recto: THE WHITE HOUSE / 2005 verso: ©2005 WHHA
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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