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Belgian Plate

F. De Valeriola1900/1920

The President Woodrow Wilson House

The President Woodrow Wilson House

One of set of 18 circular Beligian plates. This plate shows a depiction of a riverside in the town of Vis_ with people, horse and cart on bank. Vise, located on the Meuse River near the border with Holland, was one of the first towns in Belgium to fall to German forces in August 1914. Plate has a blue and gold decorated border and was 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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