Platter (Niagara Falls)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/4 x 16 x 11 1/2 in. (3.2 x 40.6 x 29.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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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)
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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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