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Object Name Card, Calling
Catalog Number 0985.07.00050a
Description Calling card (.50a) of Jefferson Davis. Found inside sewing box (0985.7.50).
Dimensions H-8.625 W-9.5 D-5.625 inches
Owned Varina Banks Howell Davis; Mrs. Clyde
Provenance Sewing box of Varina Banks Howell Davis. It was given by her at some point to Mrs Clyde, wife of the head of the Clyde Steamer Line in recognition of the courtesy extended to herself and President Davis by them.
People Davis, Varina Banks Howell [Mrs. Jefferson]
Clyde, Mrs.
Howell, Varina Banks
Search Terms White House of the Confederacy (tentative)
Subjects Sewing
Needlework