Paperweight, Washington Monument
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (13 x 7 x 7 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Robert J. Kuhn
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American. Paperweight, Washington Monument, ca. 1885. Glass, 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (13 x 7 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert J. Kuhn, 41.698. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.698.jpg)
overall, 41.698.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Pressed milk glass molded into shape of the Washington Monument; obelisque stands on trapezoidal base with a medallion profile of George Washington on one corner and a Masonic emblem on the other.
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