Paperweight with Photograph of President William McKinley

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Photograph of President William McKinley

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Photograph of President William McKinley
Accession Number: 
86.4.240
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, W: 10.3 cm, D: 6.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1901-1902
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Graham Jr. in memory of Louise Wood Tillman
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Photograph of President William McKinley. Colorless non-lead glass; pressed, photograph applied on underside. Rectangular shape, with rounded corners, flat top surface and bottom surface indented to hold photograph of President William McKinley; printed label covering back of photograph headed: "MARTYRED PRESIDENT/William McKinley", with statistics of McKinley's career and the assassination, bottom marked: "LEWIS P. PETERS/East Mauch Chunk, Pa.".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Graham, Mrs. John R. Jr., Source
1986
Graham, John R. Jr., Source
1986
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: American History in Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-01-19 through 1996-01-19