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Paperweight (Brooklyn Bridge)


Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ARTIST Unknown
  • Place Retailed: United States
  • DATES 1983
    DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (1.6 x 10.8 x 6.7 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Etched below scene of bridge in Gothic letters: "Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1983"
    CREDIT LINE Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless glass paperweight; low, oblong rectangle with rounded corners; decorated with scene of the Brooklyn Bridge spanning the East River etched onto underside.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Unknown. Paperweight (Brooklyn Bridge), 1983. Glass, 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (1.6 x 10.8 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 83.126.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.126.3_bw_Justin_van_Soest_photograph.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 83.126.3_bw_Justin_van_Soest_photograph.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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