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Description

The paperweight features a removable metal ball, which is displayed on a wooden base. The wooden base features green felt on its bottom and top in a cutout where the ball sits. The ball, when packaged, is enclosed in a black leather pouch that features the Louisiana state seal on its front.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/8 X 3 1/8 inches (base)

Materials and Techniques Display

metal and wood

Inscription

front of pouch: STATE OF LOUISIANA / • UNION • JUSTICE • / CONFIDENCE

Creation Location

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

Work Type

paperweight

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.

Related Source

See item # 5124.

ID

6853

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.

State of Louisiana Paperweight

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