Lens for a Large Electric Light

Object Name: 
Lens for a Large Electric Light

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Object Name: 
Lens for a Large Electric Light
Accession Number: 
2002.4.28
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11 cm, Diam: 29.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of Michael E. Clark and Jill Thomas-Clark
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; possibly hand pressed; yellow tape. Large hemispherical shape lens with a smooth exterior and ridges radiating from a circle that is off center on the interior.
Provenance: 
Thomas-Clark, J., Source
2002
Technique: 
Inscription: 
"Dirty mold - 7-17-53/ ok sample. A. McMahon / #432"
Inscription
Exterior surface near circle in design All text is written in white ink or paint except "#432" which is scratched on surface. All text is within a scratched square on the surface.
"961.82"
Inscription
Interior surface near rim Text in black ink/paint
"7-17-53 / A. McMahon OK Sample / Dirty Mold
Inscription
Exterior surface, below and right of the other 2 insciptions All text in white ink or paint
"#432 / Dirty Mold 7-17-53 / ok sample"
Inscription
On exterior below the circle in the design (and 1st inscription) All text below first inscription but all text is scratced into surface of glass.