Souvenir Hatchet

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Object Name: 
Souvenir Hatchet
Accession Number: 
2009.4.213
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21 cm, W: 10.1 cm, D: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1893
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna and Karl Koepke
Primary Description: 
Amber, transparent, pressed. Made by Libbey Glass Co. Toledo OH. In the form of a hatchet with a portrait of Washington on the blade with the words THE FATHER OF THIS COUNTRY on the back; WORLD’S FAIR 1893 and LIBBEY GLASS CO. on backside of handle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koepke, Karl H. (d. 2009), Source
2009-05-26
Koepke, Ann, Source
2009-05-26
Inscription: 
WORLD’S FAIR 1893 / LIBBEY GLASS CO.
inscription
on backside of handle
THE FATHER OF THIS COUNTRY
inscription
on the back