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Object Name SOUVENIR
Catalog Number 0985.10.00310
Description Single dried leaf glued to a paper board with handwritten inscription containing its history.
Dimensions H-8.5 W-5.25 inches
Provenance This leaf grew on a tree in St. Petersburg, Russia planted by the Emperor Nicholas, it grew from an acorn from a tree planted by George Washington at Mt. Vernon. Obtained by South Carolina's war Governor, Gov. Pickens while ambassador. Given the donor by Mrs. Pickens."
People Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia
Washington, George
Pickens, Francis Wilkinson
Subjects flowers
foliage