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Object Name Souvenir
Catalog Number 0985.07.00061
Description 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.
Dimensions H-4.5 Dia-4 inches
Owned Davis family [Davis children]; Varina Anne Davis (Winnie)
Provenance The ball belonged to the Jefferson Davis children and came from the Davis family effects. This item is believed to be a souvenir acquired by Varina Anne "Winnie" Davis.

"The toys of Miss Winnie Davis."
People Davis family [Davis children]
Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)
Subjects toys
children
girls