Paperweight Advertising Railroads

Object Name: 
Paperweight Advertising Railroads

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Object Name: 
Paperweight Advertising Railroads
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.7 cm, W: 10.4 cm, D: 6.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Graham Jr. in memory of Louise Wood Tillman
Primary Description: 
Paperweight Advertising Railroads. Colorless, white non-lead glasses; pressed, enameled; photographic emulsion applied to glass, backed with opaque white enamel. Rectangular shape with rounded corners; flat top surface; bottom surface slightly indented; design depicts a black cross imprinted with "NEW YORK / AND / NEW ENGLAND / RAIL / ROAD" in white letters with inscription "THE WHITE TRAIN / BOSTON & NEW YORK. / Leaves at 3 P. N. (sic) Due at 9 P. M. Daily. / Parlor Cars, Royal Buffet Smokers, / Coaches and Dining Cars.", printed on back, "PAT. SEPT. 8TH 188? / BARNES & ABRAMS CO. / SYRACUSE, N.Y.".
Graham, Mrs. John R. Jr., Source
Graham, John R. Jr., Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit