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Name Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)
Other Names Winnie Davis
Born 6/27/1864
Birthplace Richmond, Virginia
Father Jefferson Davis
Mother Varina Banks Howell Davis
Spouse none
Children none

Associated Records

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Cup -

The cup and saucer (.1b) are Danish porcelain with white gold trim and hand painted lilies of the valley in a circular pattern. The bottom of the cup has a brown color circular stamp with "Denmark" and a crown enclosed plus three wavy blue lines.

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Saucer -

Saucer with matching cup (.1a) is Danish porcelain with white gold trim and hand painted lilies of the valley in a circular pattern. The bottom of the saucer has a brown color circular stamp with "Denmark" and a crown enclosed plus three wavy blue lines. The saucer has an affixed adhesive label with the number "303" and "Fla" on its bottom

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LOCKET -

Gold octagonal locket with a crystal center. A lock of white hair on a piece of red cloth (flag fragment) is enclosed inside the locket. The locket is stored in a round purple velvet box (a) with a hand written label on top. The label reads, "Hair of Jefferson Davis - presented to his daughter."

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MAQUETTE -

The maquette is a plaster replica of a monument of an angel seated on a square base.

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PICTURE -

Framed flowers with photograph of Varina Anne "Winnie" Davis' tombstone.

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BOX -

White ceramic box with polychrome shell and coral decorations with basket handled lid of polychrome pansies. The date 1865, is written in pencil along with the number 7324, inscribed in the ceramic material.

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MITT -

The two mitts (1 pair) are black silk, with over-the-elbow cuffs of black cotton lace.

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JACK -

The two jacks are made of steel.

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Souvenir -

The ball is a small wooden decorative sphere of either maple of oak. Line engravings of Glasgow, Scotland scenes are sealed under a varnish finish; on one side are the "University of Glasgow" and "Broomielaw Bridge"; on the other are the "Cathedral Glasgow" and "George Square Glasgow". It rests on three feet, and has three holes drilled into the top.

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: White dish with fluted sides and one side turned upward at a ninety-degree angle, giving the impression of a shell. Along the edges is painted with gold with lines extending downward in the flutes and most of the ridges. Inside the dish are two green frogs; one is sitting upright with his right leg extended with a black boot on its right foot and onother black boot is under the leg. The other frog is facing the first and is hunched over and has its hands on the other frog's black boot in what appears to be mid-action of removing the boot from the frog's foot.

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: green and gilt candlestick;

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: basket;

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: green bowl;

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: yellow glazed bootie;

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: Oriental vase;

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: Oriental bowl;

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: one of two mugs;

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: one of two mugs;

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BRACELET -

One of two (2) gold oval bracelets with beaded edge. This bracelet has a chain guard.

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TOY MINIATURE -

The toy miniatures are an assortment of painted miniature white ware: terra cotta blue-green glazed vase;