Paperweight with Photo of Albert Pope

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Photo of Albert Pope

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Photo of Albert Pope
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.241
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.2 cm, W: 10.3 cm, D: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1892-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Graham Jr. in memory of Louise Wood Tillman
Primary Description: 
Colorless, white non-lead glasses; pressed, photographic emulsion applied to glass, back with opaque white enamel. Rectangular shape with rounded corners; flat top surface; bottom surface slightly indented; design depicts portrait of a man with inscription below: "COL. ALBERT A POPE / FOUNDER OF THE / MANUFACTURE OF BICYCLES / IN THE UNITED STATES / AND THE / PIONEER OF THE GREAT MOVEMENT / FOR BETTER AMERICN ROADS. / ABRAMS PAPER WEIGHT CO. PITTSBURGH, PA. / PAT. NOV. 29 92".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tillman, Louise Wood, Former Collection
1986
Graham, Mrs. John R. Jr., Source
1986
Graham, John R. Jr., Source
1986
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