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Object Number: 
2002.1.16
Date: 
1880-1940
Medium: 
Coal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 14 x 7 cm )
Description: 
This rectangular piece of black coal is highly polished and smooth except for the narrow ends that have been left as raw rough coal. It is embossed on one side: Cortright Coal Co. / New York/ U.S.A.; and on the reverse: Beaver Coal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group