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Creator Role

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Description

The ornament honors Warren G. Harding, the twenty-ninth President of the United States). The Presidential Special, the train carrying Harding West during his transcontinental speaking tour. The ornament features a red locomotive engine and a green Pullman car. The two may be hung connected together or a part. Attached to each is a gold string for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2014

Measurement

3 1/4 X 3/4 inches (Engine); 3 1/4 X 3/4 inches (Pullman car)

Materials and Techniques Display

Non-tarnishing 24k gold-plated brass

Inscription

recto, engine: CHRISTMAS 2014 verso, engine: WHITE HOUSE recto, Pullman car: WHITE HOUSE verso, Pullman car: CHRISTMAS 2014

Creation Location

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

Work Type

decoration (ornaments)

Class

souvenirs & novelties

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

7081

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.

2014 White House Christmas Ornament

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