Artifacts

Creator

Woodmere

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Creator Role

manufacturer

Description

The trinket box features a lid and base. On the lid, an image of a bald eagle carrying the coat of arms of the United States above a banner is featured. The eagle also grasps nine arrows and an olive branch. Stars surround the perimeter of the box. The base features a decorative gold and maroon border. The Woodmere logo is stamped on the base's bottom.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/2 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

decal on porcelain

Inscription

on banner: E PLURIBUS UNUM on bottom: White House Collection / Abraham Lincoln / Sixteenth President / 1861-1865.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

jewelry box

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

6871

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.

White House Collection Abraham Lincoln Porcelain Trinket Box

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