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Object Number: 
ca. 1939
Glass with applied felt bottom and inset printed image
Glass ashtray with inset printed image featuring Trylon and Perisphere from the 1939 World's Fair.
Gallery Label: 
The donor, who visited the 1939 World's Fair as a child, recalls that her mother, Catherine Pichelmann Hill (1907-1991), purchased this ashtray at a Woolworth's in the Bronx as a souvenir of the fair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katherine Hill
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group