1940 World's Fair Souvenir Glass Bank

Object Name: 
1940 World's Fair Souvenir Glass Bank

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Object Name: 
1940 World's Fair Souvenir Glass Bank
Accession Number: 
2006.4.262
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm, W: 8.3 cm, D: 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1940
Credit Line: 
Gift of Peetie, Tom, and Tom, Jr. Dimitroff
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Square bank in the shape of a building block with open slot in the top and an image of the World's Fair's Glass Center on one side and of the Trylon and Perisphere from the 1939-1940 World's Fair on Long Island on the other.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dimitroff, Thomas P., Source
2007-01-27
Category: 
Inscription: 
GLASS CENTER
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Pressed On the face of one side.
c N.Y.W.F.
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Pressed On face near bottom edge of the side with New York Worlds Fair
NEW YORK / WORLD'S FAIR / 1940
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Pressed On the face of the other side.