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Description

The Christmas ornament honors Grover Cleveland, the twenty-second President of the United States. At the ornament's front, a hologram of a snow-covered White House is depicted. In the top, center window, an illuminated Christmas tree can be seen. The hologram is surrounded by a wreath of snowflakes. On the back, a silhouette of children playing around a Christmas tree is featured. At the ornament's top, a blue silk ribbon is attached for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2009

Measurement

3 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

Non-tarnishing 24k gold-finished brass with holographic print

Inscription

recto: The White House Christmas 2009 verso: ©2009 / WHHA / THERE WILL BE A / GREAT CHRISTMAS TREE / GORGEOUS IN ITS BEAUTIFUL / TRIMMINGS, "ALL SORTS AND CONDITIONS OF DOLLS," AND / TOYS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. / 1894 • 1ST CHRISTMAS TREE WITH ELECTRIC LIGHTS

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

5473

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.

2009 White House Christmas Ornament, First Electric Christmas Lights

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