Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

Advertising paperweight

Advertising paperweight
Title
Advertising paperweight
Date 
1882-1900
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. (1.9 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm)
Description 
Rectangular glass advertising paperweight, for Niagara Falls Lumber and Coal Co, with image depicting Niagara Falls. Main text block reads, "Niagara Falls / Lumber & Coal Co. / Lumber and Timber / of All Kinds / Niagara Falls, NY". Secondary text block reads, "Telephone 96 / sash doors and mouldlings, / high grade interior finish, stair work, veenered doors, / grilles. / mill work of all kinds / in pine or hardwood".
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.27
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group