Advertising paperweight

Advertising paperweight
Title
Advertising paperweight
Date 
1893
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. (2.2 x 6.7 x 10.5 cm)
Description 
Rectangular glass advertising paperweight with image depiciting Alsen's Cement statue at 1893 Worlds Columbian Exhibiton, in Chicago. Main text block reads, Alsen's Portland Cement. / The Strongest, Finest Ground and Most / Uniform cement Made in the World. / U. S. Office 143 liberty St., NEW YORK." Secondary text block, describing statue, reads, "Made of Alsen's Cement, for Exhibition / at Chicago. Ht. 32 feet. Wt. 80 tons."
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.37
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group