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Highball Glass (Brooklyn Bridge)


Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ARTIST Unknown
MEDIUM Crystal
  • Place Retailed: United States
  • DATES 1983
    DIMENSIONS 6 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (15.9 x 6 x 6 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Etched above bridge scene in Gothic letters: "The Trustees of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Unknown. Highball Glass (Brooklyn Bridge), 1983. Crystal, 6 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (15.9 x 6 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 83.126.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.126.2_Justin_van_Soest_photograph.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 83.126.2_Justin_van_Soest_photograph.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless, cylindrical highball glass with etched scene of the Brooklyn Bridge spanning the East River and different types of boats on the water.
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