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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Accession Number: 
99.4.95
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.6 cm, Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1948
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kenneth M. Wilson
Primary Description: 
Circular dome shape with photograph of Corning's first unsuccessful casting of the Mt. Palomar telescope reflector mounted underneath and backed with green felt. Inscribed "1848 CORNING, N.Y. CENTENNIAL 1948" above lens and "200" TELESCOPIC LENS" below it.
Provenance: 
Wilson, Kenneth M. (d. 2005), Source
1999-06-30
Color: 
Inscription: 
1848 CORNING, N.Y. CENTENNIAL 1948
Inscription
Engraved
200" TELESCOPIC LENS
Inscription
Engraved
FM98.79
label
Affixed on base rectangular white label