Souvenir shot glass

Object Number: 
2001.222
Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Glass, paint
Dimensions: 
overall:: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed on exterior: (Copyright) "CITY MERCHANDISE 779917"
Description: 
World Trade Center souvenir shot glass depicting WTC logo of the twin towers in red, black, and gold surrounded by fourteen gold stars and "WORLD TRADE CENTER NEW YORK CITY"; "Big Apple" printed in script beneath the two towers. Logo appears on both sides of shot glass.
Gallery Label: 
This shot glass was purchased in a Hallmark card store in Brooklyn Heights within a day or two of September 11th, 2001. Produced before the terrorist attacks, it is representative of World Trade Center souvenirs marketed to tourists before the destruction of the towers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Margaret Heilbrun
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group