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Advertising paperweight

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