American. <em>Paperweight,  Washington Monument</em>, ca. 1885. Glass, 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (13 x 7 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert J. Kuhn, 41.698. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.698.jpg)

Paperweight, Washington Monument


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (13 x 7 x 7 cm)


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

Accession Number: 41.698

Image: 41.698.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pressed milk glass molded into shape of the Washington Monument; obelisque stands on trapezoidal base with a medallion profile of George Washington on one corner and a Masonic emblem on the other.

Brooklyn Museum