American. <em>Plate (William McKinley)</em>, 1901. Glass, 1 1/8 x 8 x 10 5/8 in. (2.9 x 20.3 x 27 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.174. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.174_bw.jpg)

Plate (William McKinley)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 8 x 10 5/8 in. (2.9 x 20.3 x 27 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.174

Image: 40.174_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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