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Creator Role

designer

Description

The ornament depicts a cutout of the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. The ornament also features a solid double border and a string for hanging at the top. It is enclosed in a green velvet case that displays the official gold seal of the City of Springfield, Illinois. A certificate of authenticity is also included -- number 2169/5000.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1993

Measurement

3 3/16 X 3 1/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

photo-chemically etched 24 gold plate and brass

Inscription

at front: CHRISTMAS / OLD STATE CAPITOL / SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS / 1993

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.

Related Source

See item # 6889.

ID

6888

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 Official Christmas in Springfield, Illinois Collector's Ornament 1993

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