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Plate (William McKinley)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1896
    DIMENSIONS 1 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (2.5 x 18.4 x 18.4 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Molded in the center below the portrait shield: "PROTECTION AND PLENTY"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Plate (William McKinley), ca. 1896. Glass, 1 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (2.5 x 18.4 x 18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.173. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 40.173_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round colorless pressed glass plate with profile portrait bust of William A. McKinley within a shield. The phrase "PROTECTION AND PLENTY" appears below the shield. The wide rim of the plate is filled with stars and has a gadrooned edge.
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