American. <em>Paperweight, Gay Head Lighthouse</em>, 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)

Paperweight, Gay Head Lighthouse


Medium: Glass, colored sand

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 2 x 2 in. (14.9 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm)


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

Accession Number: 40.250

Image: 40.250.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless glass paperweight in form of Gay Head Lighthouse (Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts), filled with beach sand. CONDITION: Good.

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