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Object ID # 1975.186.001
Object Name Paperweight
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Toronto, Ontario
Description A colourless pressed glass paperweight filled with shells, the largest of which is mauve and has SOUVENIR/TORONTO, ONT. painted onto it in black script. On the underside is a base 4cm in diameter covered in black paper. Mould lines are evident on the paperweight.
Provenance The paperweight was at the County of Grey-Owen Sound Museum prior to 1975, but was found that year without a catalogue number attached, so it became X975.186.1 then. It apparently was a souvenir of someone's visit to Toronto.
Collection Office Equipment & Accessories Collection
Material Glass/Shell/Paint?/Ink?
Dimensions D-3 Dia-8.5 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario