Paperweight with General Pershing's Portrait

Object Name: 
Paperweight with General Pershing's Portrait

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with General Pershing's Portrait
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
86.4.243
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.8 cm, Diam: 10.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1917-1925
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Graham Jr. in memory of Louise Wood Tillman
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed, painted gold on underside. Circular disk, with impressed portrait of man in uniform and inscription "GENERAL JOHN J. PERSHING . 1917."; on edge of weight, not visible on top surface, with impressed inscription "COPYRIGHTED OCT. 1918".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tillman, Louise Wood, Former Collection
Graham, Mrs. John R. Jr., Source
Graham, John R. Jr., Source
Category: 
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: American History in Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-01-19 through 1996-01-19