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Platter (Niagara Falls)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1898
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/4 x 16 x 11 1/2 in. (3.2 x 40.6 x 29.2 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Platter (Niagara Falls), ca. 1898. Glass, 1 1/4 x 16 x 11 1/2 in. (3.2 x 40.6 x 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.207. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.207_acetate_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 40.207_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Octagonal colorless pressed glass platter with handles and fluted, decorative border. Platter filled with a panoramic scene of Niagara Falls, including a stylized rendition of the Falls, the surrounding landscape, two tourists on a walkway, and a rowboat containing two boaters in the foreground at the base of the Falls.
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