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Balustrade section from Federal Hall, New York
Painted wrought iron
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This bow was worn by Congressman Cornelius Amory Pugsley at the funeral services of William McKinley (1843-1901), held on September 17, 1901 in Washington, D.C. President McKinley was shot by an anarchist on September 6 in Buffalo, New York, and died eight days later.
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