American. <em>Tumbler or Glass (St. Louis World's Fair)</em>, 1904. Glass, 5 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (12.7 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.243. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.243.jpg)

Tumbler or Glass (St. Louis World's Fair)


Medium: Glass

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Dimensions: 5 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (12.7 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm)


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

Accession Number: 40.243

Image: 40.243.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
White milk glass tumbler; cylindrical in shape and tapers toward rounded foot rim. Sides decorated with four molded scenes of the buildings from the St. Louis World's Fair; scenes framed by decorative scroll and floral borders. The four scenes are identified with molded inscriptions: "LOUISIANA PURCHASE MONUMENT"; "ST. LOUIS UNION STATION"; "PALACE OF MACHINERY"; and "CASCADE GARDENS". CONDITION: Fair; approximately 1 1/2 inch hairline crack runs down side from mouth; dirt spots and what could possibly be paint residue (appears blue in color) in crevices.

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