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Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1880
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 7/8 in. (14.9 x 2.9 x 2.2 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, wreath, Seal of New York State, the words “NEW YORK”, and views of “GRANT’S TOMB” and “STATUE OF LIBERTY”; on bowl, view of “ST PATRICKS / CATHEDRAL / NY.”
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.316
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1880
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
66213
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1891-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. (13.7 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, beading in relief and “B” engraved; gold-washed bowl engraved with view of building and the words “HIGH SCHOOL AND ACADEMY / UNADILLA: N.Y.”; on reverse, beading.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.315
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1891
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66212
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1891-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. (14.9 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir grapefruit spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, bridge view, “BROOKLYN BRIDGE 1883”, and “THE BROOKLYN / CHURCH / 1776”; gold-washed on bowl, barn-like church and “CITY OF CHURCHES.”
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.314
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1891
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66211
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. (13.3 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, New York State Seal, view of Niagara Falls, and the words, “NEW YORK”; on bowl, view of church and “BROOKLYN / CITY OF CHURCHES”; on reverse, eagle and American flag.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.313
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1890
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66210
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1891-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. (13.3 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse and reverse of handle, flowers and stalks in relief; bowl engraved with view of a church and the words “CITY OF CHURCHES / BROOKLYN”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.312
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1891
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66209
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1891-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (14.6 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, bridge view, “BROOKLYN BRIDGE 1883”, and “THE BROOKLYN / CHURCH / 1776”; gold-washed on bowl, barn-like church and “CITY OF CHURCHES”; on reverse, view of seventeenth-century docks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.311
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1891
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66208
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1891-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. (14 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, statue of George Washington from Treasury building with the words, “ERECTED BY VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION BY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STATE OF NEW YORK NOV. 2 1883” on pedestal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.310
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1891
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66207
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1891-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 3/4 x 5/8 in. (11.7 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, finial in form of full-figure Statue of Liberty; bowl plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.309
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1891
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66206
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souvenir spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. (12.7 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, Indian Chief head, Seal of New York State, view of Brooklyn Bridge, and the words, “NEW YORK” in relief; on partially gold-washed bowl, engraved view of “STOCK EXCHANGE: NEW YORK.”
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.308
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1910
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
66205
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. (14.6 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, Seal of New York City, the Flat Iron Building, “WASHINGTON ARCH”, above-ground subway car, and Brooklyn Bridge; bowl plain; on reverse, views of Statue of Liberty, “TRINITY CHURCH.”
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.307
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1892
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
66204
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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