Plate (William McKinley)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/8 x 8 x 10 5/8 in. (2.9 x 20.3 x 27 cm) (show scale)
Molded in center to the figure's proper right and proper left, respectively: "Born 1843" and "Died 1901".
Molded around bouge: "IT IS GOD'S WAY" (top) and "HIS WILL BE DONE" (bottom)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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Oval colorless pressed glass; in center, full-length portrait of President William A. McKinley holding a scroll and set against a stippled background which contains his birth and death dates (1843-1901). McKinley's dying words molded around bouge, "IT IS GOD'S WAY / HIS WILL BE DONE". The rim is decorated with laurel branches.
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