Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.70
Date: 
ca. 1880-1920
Medium: 
Glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Clear glass oval with a white bottom painted with a cartoon bookworm with a book and candle and the words, "Don't/ Forget/ Scheller/ Prints/ Binds Books/ Makes Blank Books/ Singly (sic) or in Lots/ Newark, NJ/ get-his-price/ it pays you/ EST. 1888."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group