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Bank (New York World's Fair)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES 1940
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (4.4 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Molded on front: "NEW YORK / WORLD'S FAIR / 1940"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 40.376
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Bank (New York World's Fair), 1940. Glass, 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (4.4 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker, 40.376. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 40.376_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless pressed glass cube with opening for coins in center of top side. Sides decorated with structures from the New York World's Fair in 1940, including the Glass Center Building and the Trilon and Perisphere.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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