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Mesh Purse Given to Evangeline Land Lindbergh

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Identifier: 1933-040-0252

Title: Mesh Purse Given to Evangeline Land Lindbergh

Description: Sterling sliver mesh purse with gold frame and chain; bag with design of Lindbergh's airplane in black and light blue mesh flying over blue-green waves with the word "Lindbergh" in misty letters trailing after the airplane; frame inscribed inside "New York - Capt. Chas. A Lindbergh - Paris May 20, 1927-May 21" Sterling - Whiting - Davis Co.; presented to Evangeline Land Lindbergh by Congresswomen Edith Norse Rogers for Charles A. Witing of Plainfield, Mass., as Mrs Lindbergh left the U.S.S. Memphis after privately greeting Lindbergh on his return from Europe.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1927

Type(s): Purse

Maker/Creator: Whiting and Davis Co.

Subjects: Lindbergh, Charles A.


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