Paperweight/ medallion

Object Number: 
2002.1.1919
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3/8 x 2 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This black metal medallion has a relief of a domed pavillion on one side and an early skyscraper on the reverse. The domed building reads "World's Columbian Exposition/ Chicago/ 1893/ Administration Building", and the reverse "Highest Building In The World/ Masonic Temple/ Chicago/ Erected 1890", with statistics on the construction of the building.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group