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The Christmas ornament honors William McKinley, the twenty-fifth President of the United States. At the ornament's front, the United States Marine Band are shown performing in the White House's North Drive as guest arrive for the 1900 Army Navy Reception. The back shows the band performing for McKinley and his guests. At the ornament's top, a red silk ribbon is attached for hanging.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
2 3/4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
Non-tarnishing 24k gold-plated brass
recto: White House Christmas 2010 verso: The Stars and Stripes Forever / Army navy Reception, 1900
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