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Plate (William McKinley & Theodore Roosevelt)

Decorative Arts

CULTURE American
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES 1901
    DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (1.9 x 13.7 x 13.7 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Transfer-printed, below portraits: "MCKINLEY & ROOSEVELT"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Plate (William McKinley & Theodore Roosevelt), 1901. Glass, 3/4 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (1.9 x 13.7 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.181. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 40.181_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round white milk glass plate with openwork rim and, in center, transfer-printed decoration in reddish-brown of portrait busts of William McKinley (proper right) and Theodore Roosevelt (proper left) surrounded by laurel wreath; the fancy irregular rim edged in blue glaze.
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