Paperweight, Gay Head Lighthouse
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Glass, colored sand
late 19th century
5 7/8 x 2 x 2 in. (14.9 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
Colorless glass paperweight in form of Gay Head Lighthouse (Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts), filled with beach sand.
American. Paperweight, Gay Head Lighthouse, late 19th century. Glass, colored sand, 5 7/8 x 2 x 2 in. (14.9 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.250. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.250.jpg)
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