American. <em>Plate (Ulysses S. Grant)</em>, ca. 1885. Glass, 1 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (2.9 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.167. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.167.jpg)

Plate (Ulysses S. Grant)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (2.9 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.167

Image: 40.167.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Amber pressed glass plate. Round with serrated leaf border around rim. In center, molded frontal portrait bust of Ulysses S. Grant surrounded by inscription, "BORN APRIL 27 1822 [five stars] DIED JULY 23 1885". Inscribed around rim: "LET US HAVE PEACE / U. S. GRANT". CONDITION: Good; few tiny chips around edge and footrim.

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