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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. This plate depicts the jube or rood screen in church at Dixmude with woman in white bonnet kneeling in foreground and has a gold and blue decorated border. The site of the aptly named ñTrench of Death,î Dixmude remained the heart of Belgian resistance until the successful Anglo-Belgian offensive in September 1918. 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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