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Objects Commemorative plate, ca. 1954
Commemorative plate, ca. 1954

America's First Family, President and Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Glazed earthenware

Dwight D. Eisenhower was president of the United States from 1953 to 1960. "Ike" had become a popular public figure during World War II when he served as the leader of the Allied forces in Europe. He is pictured here with his wife Mamie.

This plate continues the nineteenth-century tradition of depicting popular people and events on decorative plates.

Gift of the Condell Fund (1992.47)

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