Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2009.4.147
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.8 cm, W: 10 cm, D: 13 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1870-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna and Karl Koepke
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed; acid etched. Oval shaped paperweight with pressed image of Independence Hall in the underside. Face of the paperweight is polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koepke, Karl H. (d. 2009), Source
2009-05-26
Koepke, Ann, Source
2009-05-26
Category: 
Inscription: 
Independence Hall
inscription
Pressed