Plate (Christopher Columbus)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (3.2 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm) (show scale)
Molded on Columbus's lapels: "1492 / 1892"; molded across his shirt front: "COLUMBUS"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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Plate (Christopher Columbus), ca. 1892. Glass, 1 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (3.2 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.196. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.196_bw.jpg)
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Round blue pressed glass plate with fancy openwork rim. In center, three-quarters bust portrait of Christopher Columbus surrounded by a fancy foliate border.
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