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Object Name Hanging, Wall
Object ID 2016.01.49
Collection O. Henry Museum Collection
Date 1951
Description Circular hanging wall tile with cork backing and a metal and cloth eyelet hanger on the top back edge. Made of cream-colored ceramic. Front of tile features a cross hatch drawing of O. Henry in dark red pigment. On O. Henry's proper left is a copy of his signature and "Sept 11 1951" in script. Around the edges of the illustration is the text: "HE NO LONGER SAW A RABBLE BUT HIS BROTHERS SEEKING THE IDEAL / 1862 WILLIAM SIDNEY PORTER 1910." The cork backside has a stamp that reads: "NORTH STATE KILNS / Box 5641 / Raleigh, N.C."
Diameter (in) 6.125