Plate (James Garfield)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/4 x 10 x 10 in. (3.2 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm) (show scale)
Molded around top of rim: "MEMORIAL"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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Plate (James Garfield), ca. 1881. Glass, 1 1/4 x 10 x 10 in. (3.2 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.172. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.172_bw.jpg)
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Round frosted pressed glass plate with three-quarters bust portrait of James A. Garfield in center. Wide rim is serrated at edge, and decorated with a border of leaf clusters, laurel branches, and stippling. The top part of the rim contains the word "MEMORIAL."
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