Advertising paperweight

Object Number: 
2010.26.24
Date: 
1882-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. (1.9 x 6.4 x 10.5 cm)
Marks: 
With signature: "Yours truly / C.H. Pearson (?)"
Description: 
Rectangular glass advertising paperweight with portrait of man. Text under portrait reads "Yours truly / (illegible)".
Gallery Label: 
The paperweight includes a photographic iamge of Charles Henry Pearson (1830-1894), the British-born Australian historian.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group