Paperweight

Paperweight
Title
Paperweight
Date 
ca. 1870
Medium 
Glass, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 8.3 cm )
Description 
Glass paperweight; circular with lithographic image of downtown Manhattan affixed to base and visible through rounded top.
Credit Line 
Gift of William Skinner
Object Number 
1939.215
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, the classical style building pictured in the lithograph is the old New York City court house at Park Row and Center Street.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group