American. <em>Paperweight, Plymouth Rock</em>, 1876. Glass, 1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (3.2 x 8.6 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.230. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.230_acetate_bw.jpg)

Paperweight, Plymouth Rock

Artist:AmericanProvidence Inkstand Company

Medium: Glass

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Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (3.2 x 8.6 x 5.7 cm)


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

Accession Number: 40.230

Image: 40.230_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass paperweight shaped into irregular, rounded form of Plymouth Rock; surface is mottled to imitate rough rock with crack; "1620" (date of the Pilgrims' landing) molded on top.

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