Plate (Theodore Roosevelt)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in. (2.9 x 20 x 26.4 cm) (show scale)
Molded inside medallion in rim at bottom, between crossed clubs: "A / SQUARE / DEAL"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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American. Plate (Theodore Roosevelt), 1904. Glass, 1 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in. (2.9 x 20 x 26.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.177. Creative Commons-BY
overall, 40.177.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Colorless pressed glass oval plate with frosted profile portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt in center. Rim decorated with molded designs including 4 round medallions at the cardinal points containing (clockwise from top): American eagle and crest; Rough Rider hat, crossed rifles and belted pouch; two crossed clubs with the words "A / SQUARE / DEAL"; and a hunting knife, rifle, and ammunition belt. Between the medallions are sets of three teddy bears engaged in hunting, dancing, music making, and sporting activities.
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