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Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.351
Date: 
ca. 1880-1920
Medium: 
Glass, paper
Dimensions: 
7 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.
Description: 
This clear glass block paperweight has beveled top edges. On the bottom, visible through the glass, engraved and highlighted in black is the name "George A. Robbins".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group