Advertising paperweight

Title:
Advertising paperweight
Date: 
1882-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. (2.5 x 6.7 x 10.5 cm)
Description: 
Rectangular glass advertising paperweight with image depicting steel truss bridge. Main text blocks reads, "Compliments of / Groton Bridge and Mfg. Co." Left text block reads, " Iron and Steel Bridges / Steel Water / and Stand Pipes- / a specialty / Main office / and Works / Groton, N.Y. / Correspondence Solicited." Right text block reads, "Fireproof Buildings. / Girders, Columns. / Die Forged Eyebars, Upset Rods / and / Iron Work."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number: 
2010.26.31
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group