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Bank (New York World's Fair)

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES 1940
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (4.4 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Molded on front: "NEW YORK / WORLD'S FAIR / 1940"
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless pressed glass cube with opening for coins in center of top side. Sides decorated with structures from the New York World's Fair in 1940, including the Glass Center Building and the Trilon and Perisphere.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION American. Bank (New York World's Fair), 1940. Glass, 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (4.4 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker, 40.376. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.376_acetate_bw.jpg)
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