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ARTIST Unknown
MEDIUM Bone china
DATES 1983
DIMENSIONS 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Brooklyn Bridge logo (tower and stays)
CREDIT LINE Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Brooklyn Bridge Centennial Celebration commemorative memorabilia. Colored decal decoration of entrance to Brooklyn Bridge and span with houses in foreground (Manhattan side) and masts of sailing ships with a "side wheeler" in the water passing under the bridge. On top of oval shaped decal: "1883 The Centennial Celebration of the Great Brooklyn Bridge 1983." Gold trim on lip of mug. On bottom of cup is the above phrase repeated. It also says: "Official commemorative exclusively licensed by Brooklyn Bridge Centennial Commission, Inc. C. 1983 PYNN Corporation." "Brooklyn Bridge Centennial Celebration 1883-1983." Condition: good
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Unknown. Mug, 1983. Bone china, 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (9.8 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 83.126.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.126.5_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 83.126.5_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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