Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
2009.4.286
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2 cm, W: 10.4 cm, D: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1904
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna and Karl Koepke
Primary Description: 
Colorless, pressed and applied paper label. Repeating vertical line pattern around base with applied lightly colored photo of a building with the words PALACE OF MANUFACTURERS, WORLDS FAIR, 1904, ST. LOUIS. Red label on underside with the words “CRYSTAL PAPERWEIGHTS. MADE TO ORDER FROM ANY PICTURE, TRADE-MARK OR DESIGN. ST. LOUIS BUTTON COMPANY. 413-15 LUCAS AVE. ST. LOUIS MANUFACTURERS OF SOUVENIR, PHOTO AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES”.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koepke, Karl H. (d. 2009), Source
2009-05-26
Koepke, Ann, Source
2009-05-26
Category: 
Inscription: 
PALACE OF MANUFACTURERS, WORLDS FAIR, 1904, ST. LOUIS
inscription
CRYSTAL PAPERWEIGHTS. MADE TO ORDER FROM ANY PICTURE, TRADE-MARK OR DESIGN. ST. LOUIS BUTTON COMPANY. 413-15 LUCAS AVE. ST. LOUIS MANUFACTURERS OF SOUVENIR, PHOTO AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES
label
on underside red label