Plate (George Washington, James Garfield, & Abraham Lincoln)
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 3/8 x 12 1/2 x 10 in. (3.5 x 31.8 x 25.4 cm) (show scale)
Molded below medallions: "GOD REIGNS - FIRST IN PEACE - CHARITY FOR ALL"
Molded in the border: "IN REMEMBRANCE"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
Oval, colorless pressed glass; decorated in the center with three laurel-framed medallions of (from left to right) James A. Garfield, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln. A scroll framing the bottom edge of the medallions contains the text "GOD REIGNS - FIRST IN PEACE - CHARITY FOR ALL". The United States shield appears below Washington's medallion. Dotted serrated rim with leaf border inscribed with "IN REMEMBRANCE" along the top.
Plate (George Washington, James Garfield, & Abraham Lincoln), 1881. Glass, 1 3/8 x 12 1/2 x 10 in. (3.5 x 31.8 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.154. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.154_bw.jpg)
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