Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.53
Date: 
ca. 1882
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Clear glass with a white enamel bottom that reads through the glass in black, "Compliments of /Groton Bridge and M'F'G. Co./ Iron and Steel Fire Proof Buildings/ Steel Water/ and Stand Pipes/ a specialty/ Girders, Columns, die Forged Eyebars/ Upset Rods/ and Ornamental Iron Work/ main office and works/ Groton, NY/ Correspondence Solicited." With a image of a steel girder bridge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group