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The Christmas ornament honors the wedding of Grover Cleveland and Frances Folsom, which took place in 1886 in the White House's Blue Room. At the ornament's front, a tinted reproduction of a Frank Leslie engraving appears of the bride and groom taking their vows. It is surrounded by a gold frame that is similar in design to the Clevelands' wedding album. At the ornament's top, a gold string is attached for hanging.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 x 3 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
Non-tarnishing 24k gold-plated brass
recto: The White House / Christmas / 2007 verso: The First Presidential White House Wedding / Grover Cleveland / Francis Folsom / June 2, 1886 / ©2007 WHHA
Christmas tree ornaments; Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; White House Historical Association
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[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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