Dish (Bread plate)

  • Category:

    Glass

  • Creator (Role):

    Pittsburgh Glass Manufactory (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1890-1890

  • Materials:

    Glass (lead)

  • Techniques:

    Press-molded

  • Museum Object Number:

    2011.0039.003


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2011.0039.003

Object Name

Dish (Bread plate)

Category

Glass

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Linda Cassady in memory of Margaret Grossman

Creator (Role)

Pittsburgh Glass Manufactory (Maker)

Place of Origin

Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1890-1890

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Center of dish; Pressed inscription "AROUND THE WORLD IN 72 D'S. 6 H'S. 11M'S" above female figure's head and the pressed inscription "NELLIE BLY" below her feet.
2. Inscription; Center of dish; Pressed inscription "NEW YORK NOV.14 89. SOUTHAMPTON NOV. 22. BRINDISI NOV. 24. SUEZ NOV. 27. COLOMBO DEC. 8. SINGAPORE DEC. 18. HONG KONG DEC. 23. YOKOHAMA DEC. 28. SAN FRANCISCO JAN. 21 90. CHICAGO JAN. 24. PITTSBURG JAN. 25. NEW YORK JAN. 25."

Subjects

Nellie Bly; Travel; Journalism

Materials

Glass (lead)

Techniques

Press-molded

Dimensions (inches)

1.732 (H) , 12.795 (L) , 6.811 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

4.4 (H) , 32.5 (L) , 17.3 (W)

Object Description

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