Paperweight with General Pershing's Portrait

Object Name: 
Paperweight with General Pershing's Portrait

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with General Pershing's Portrait
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.8 cm, Diam: 10.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Graham Jr. in memory of Louise Wood Tillman
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed, painted gold on underside. Circular disk, with impressed portrait of man in uniform and inscription "GENERAL JOHN J. PERSHING . 1917."; on edge of weight, not visible on top surface, with impressed inscription "COPYRIGHTED OCT. 1918".
Tillman, Louise Wood, Former Collection
Graham, Mrs. John R. Jr., Source
Graham, John R. Jr., Source
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: American History in Glass
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-01-19 through 1996-01-19