American. <em>Paperweight (Memorial Hall from Centennial Exhibition)</em>, 1876. Glass, 1 x 5 3/8 x 4 in. (2.5 x 13.7 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.218. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.218.jpg)

Paperweight (Memorial Hall from Centennial Exhibition)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 x 5 3/8 x 4 in. (2.5 x 13.7 x 10.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.218

Image: 40.218.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless, frosted glass oval paperweight with image of Memorial Hall (from 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia) pressed into underside; molded edge tapers upward to flat, polished top. CONDITION: Good; small chip on inside edge of footrim; light scratches over top of paperweight.

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