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Eisenhower Portrait Head Bottle Stopper, ca. 1948


Cornell University Political Americana Collection


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Collection: Cornell University Political Americana Collection

ID Number: 2214.BB0183

Title: Eisenhower Portrait Head Bottle Stopper, ca. 1948

Date Made: ca. 1948

Party: Democratic

Election: 1948

Item Count: 1

Classification: Decorative Arts

Object Type: Stoppers (Container components); Portraits; Corks (Stoppers)

Measurements: Bottle stopper: 4 1/4 in.; 10.795 cm

Materials & Techniques: Plaster; Cork (Bark); Painting (Coating); Casting

Notes: Bottle stopper consists of a painted cast plaster head with an attached cylindrical piece of cork. Donor Susan H. Douglas dates this stopper to 1948. Items 2214.BB0182 and 2214.BB0198 are matching Truman and Franklin D. Roosevelt portrait bottle stoppers.

Subjects: Eisenhower, Dwight D.; Portraits; Caricatures; Heads (representations); Politics; Promotional materials

Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214?Rare & Manuscript Collections?Cornell University Library?Cornell University

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Related Objects: Related?Truman Portrait Head Bottle Stopper, ca. 1948?Achatit?0

Related Objects: Franklin D. Roosevelt Portrait Bottle Stopper, ca. 1948

Creators

Creator Biography: German

Role: Manufacturer

Political Figures

Political Figure: Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Biography: American, 1890-1969

Relationship: General/Presidential Candidate?

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