<em>Plate (James Garfield)</em>, ca. 1881. Glass, 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (1.3 x 29.2 x 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.170. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.170_bw.jpg)

Plate (James Garfield)

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1881

Dimensions: 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (1.3 x 29.2 x 29.2 cm)


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

Accession Number: 40.170

Image: 40.170_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Round frosted pressed glass plate with serrated rim. In the center of the plate, there is a bust portrait of James A. Garfield surrounded by stars and memorial inscriptions ("WE MOURN OUR NATION'S LOSS" and "BORN NOV 19 1831 / SHOT JULY 2 1881 / DIED SEP 19 1881"). This central section is framed by a continuous swag of flowered drapery.

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