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Dish: footed compote with cover
Artist/Maker:Brooklyn Glass Works
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This oil painting is a study, in reverse, of a Currier and Ives lithograph entitled View on the Harlem River, N.Y. The painting was purchased by a member of the donor's family at an auction sale in 1871 and hung in the family home in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn until presented to the Society.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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