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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
2 1/2 X 3 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
Non-tarnishing 24k gold-plated brass
recto: WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS 2008 verso: "WE SHALL HAVE AN OLD FASHIONED / CHRISTMAS TREE" - B. HARRISON
Christmas tree ornaments; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; White House Historical Association
souvenirs & novelties
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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