Plate (Christopher Columbus)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
7/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (2.2 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm) (show scale)
Molded above bust: "1492 / 1892"; molded below bust: "COLUMBUS"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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Plate (Christopher Columbus), ca. 1892. Glass, 7/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (2.2 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.195. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.195_bw.jpg)
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Round colorless pressed glass; in center, profile bust portrait of Christopher Columbus ringed by beaded border; rim is molded into the shape of a ship's steering wheel.
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