Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.510
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Glass, paper
Dimensions: 
5/8 x 3 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
This clear glass paperweight has 8 petaled fluted edges and a paper insert that has a photo-lithograph of a steam powered battleship at sea and below the words "U.S. Battle Ship Maine/ Destroyed by Explosion in Havana/ Harbor, Cuba. Febr. 15, 1898".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group