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Belgian Plate

F. De Valeriola1900/1920

The President Woodrow Wilson House

The President Woodrow Wilson House

One of a set of 18 circular Belgian plates. Plate depicts a town of Namur with boats and fisherman on river in foreground. Namur, situated on the Meuse River, fell to German forces in August 1914 after heavy fighting. Plate has a blue and gold decorated border. Presented to President Wilson by the King and Queen of Belgium at the White House, October 30, 1919.

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  • Title: Belgian Plate
  • Creator: F. De Valeriola
  • Date Created: 1900/1920
  • Location: The President Woodrow Wilson House, Butler's Pantry
  • Medium: Made of Porcelain and gold leaf in Brussels, Belgium.

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