American. <em>Platter (Niagara Falls)</em>, ca. 1898. Glass, 1 1/4 x 16 x 11 1/2 in. (3.2 x 40.6 x 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.207. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.207_acetate_bw.jpg)

Platter (Niagara Falls)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1898

Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 16 x 11 1/2 in. (3.2 x 40.6 x 29.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.207

Image: 40.207_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Octagonal colorless pressed glass platter with handles and fluted, decorative border. Platter filled with a panoramic scene of Niagara Falls, including a stylized rendition of the Falls, the surrounding landscape, two tourists on a walkway, and a rowboat containing two boaters in the foreground at the base of the Falls.

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