2009 White House Christmas Ornament, First Electric Christmas Lights
The Christmas ornament honors Grover Cleveland, the twenty-second President of the United States. At the ornament's front, a hologram of a snow-covered White House is depicted. In the top, center window, an illuminated Christmas tree can be seen. The hologram is surrounded by a wreath of snowflakes. On the back, a silhouette of children playing around a Christmas tree is featured. At the ornament's top, a blue silk ribbon is attached for hanging.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
Non-tarnishing 24k gold-finished brass with holographic print
recto: The White House Christmas 2009 verso: ©2009 / WHHA / THERE WILL BE A / GREAT CHRISTMAS TREE / GORGEOUS IN ITS BEAUTIFUL / TRIMMINGS, "ALL SORTS AND CONDITIONS OF DOLLS," AND / TOYS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. / 1894 • 1ST CHRISTMAS TREE WITH ELECTRIC LIGHTS
Christmas tree ornaments; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; White House Historical Association
souvenirs & novelties
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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