Paperweight with Ferris Wheel

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Ferris Wheel

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Ferris Wheel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.234
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.6 cm, Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1893
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Graham Jr. in memory of Louise Wood Tillman
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. Circular dome shape, slightly hollow underneath with inserted photograph of Ferris Wheel, marked "THE FERRIS WHEEL / WORLDS FAIR CHICAGO" at right and "GOULD PHOTO" at left; reverse of photograph is backed with a printed label headed "OFFICIAL SOUVENIR OF FERRIS WHEEL", listing size and weight statistics with a facsimile signature of "Geo. W. Ferris"; blue cold paint around photo and label, label was printed by "Lovejoy & Co. 79 DEARBORN STREET / CHICAGO".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tillman, Louise Wood, Former Collection
1986
Graham, John R. Jr., Source
1986
Graham, Mrs. John R. Jr., Source
1986
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