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"Windows on the World" Salad Plate

"Windows on the World" Salad Plate

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Description (Brief)
This white, crescent-shaped salad plate has a starry blue sky and a thin, yellow crescent moon baked into the surface. This plate was part of the collection of dinnerware used in the "Windows on the World" restaurant located on the 107th floor of Tower 1 of the World Trade Center. “Windows on the World” was a popular destination with building occupants, tourists, and city residents. The china survived because the owner of the restaurant had taken the china home for a private function.
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United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
overall: 2.5 cm x 20 cm x 14 cm; in x 7 7/8 in x 5 1/2 in
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NS Windows LLC
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Attack on the World Trade Center
September 11th Attacks
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
September 11
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National Museum of American History
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