Glasshouse Money Printing Plate

Object Name: 
Glasshouse Money Printing Plate

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Object Name: 
Glasshouse Money Printing Plate
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
2005.7.21
Dimensions: 
Overall: H: 10.2 cm, W: 20.4 cm, Thickness: .2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1887-1889
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Charles W. and Virginia Deneka Fund and CMOG Deaccessioning funds
Primary Description: 
Copper printing plate; engraved with ground edges. Rectangular plate has engraved design for "Glasshouse Money" Five Dollar bill in central portion (image and text appear in reverse). Accessioned with corresponding bill (2005.7.22).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parkhurst, Clifton J., Source
2005-10-01
Technique: 
Inscription: 
JBKEIM / PHILA
Stamped
on reverse
Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2017-04-08 through 2018-02-17
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Glasshouse Money-A Real Medium of Exchange (2006-07) illustrated, p. 10;