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    WHITE HOUSE PLATE OWNED BY WOODROW WILSON AS PRESIDENT.

    Attractive brown-tone plate picturing the White House, with imprint "The National Rememberance Shop" on reverse.  The shop was an old Washington fixture, having been listed in Boyd's Directory of O.C. businesses as early as 1905.  Given to White House First Maid Maggie Rogers by the Wilsons when they were leaving the White House in 1921.  Provenance established by a signed 1985 note on card with the Presidential Seal and "The White House, Washington," from Maggie's daughter Lillian Rogers Parks, as well as a snapshot of Parks holding the plate.  Diameter 9", excellent condition but for some trivial fine crazing.   Please note: Due to the size and/or weight of this lot, additional shipping costs may apply.



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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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