Flask/ historical

Object Number: 
2002.1.3677
Date: 
1898-1910
Medium: 
Glass, paper
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. diameter
Description: 
A circular hand-finished clear glass alcohol flask with a lithographed paper label covered with glass on the front printed in color with an eagle on a shield flanked by two American flags and fasces-a Roman symbol of power represented by an axe with rods bound around it, over a portrait of Admiral Dewey. The rear is embossed "U.S." and highlighted with red paint.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group