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Lincoln visits General McClellan at Antietam
1862, published later
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Colorless blown lead glass carafe; cylindrical neck with flanged rim and bulbous body; body acid-etched with birds on branchs and neck etched with band of scrolls, dots, and flowers between two horizontal lines.
Note found with carafe; "William Bayard decanter, to match set of glasses previously given, 1/31/57 acc rm."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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