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Description

The Christmas ornament honors Benjamin Harrison, the twenty-third President of the United States. The three-dimensional ornament depicts the Harrisons' Victorian Christmas tree, which is heavily decorated with ornaments. Toys also line the base of the tree. At the ornament's top, a red silk ribbon is attached for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2008

Measurement

2 1/2 X 3 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

Non-tarnishing 24k gold-plated brass

Inscription

recto: WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS 2008 verso: "WE SHALL HAVE AN OLD FASHIONED / CHRISTMAS TREE" - B. HARRISON

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

7077

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.

2008 White House Christmas Ornament, A Victorian Christmas Tree

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