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Creator Role

manufacturer

Description

The green hued decanter features an embossed portrait of Robert E. Lee. On its reverse, the decanter features an image of a Confederate flag.

Description Source

Old Glass Bottles and Items of Antiquity. http://productmanufacturers.blogspot.com/2012/12/t-c-wheaton-glass-company.html (accessed May 4, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

between ca. 1920-ca. 1940

Measurement

8 1/4 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

embossed carnival glass

Inscription

at front: JAN. 19, 1807 - ROBERT E. LEE - OCT. 12, 1870 at back: "THE GRAY FOX" / THE GENTLEMAN SOLDIER / ROBERT EDWARD LEE on bottom: WHEATON'S LIMITED EDITION GREAT AMERICAN SERIES

Creation Location

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

Work Type

bottle

Class

glassware & ceramics

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.

Related Source

See item #s 2372 and 7149.

ID

6859

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.

The Great American Series Robert E. Lee Commemorative Decanter

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