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Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2010

Measurement

2 3/4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

Non-tarnishing 24k gold-plated brass

Inscription

recto: White House Christmas 2010 verso: The Stars and Stripes Forever / Army navy Reception, 1900

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

7078

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.

2010 White House Christmas Ornament, The U.S. Marine Band

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