Paperweight with Portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
Accession Number: 
78.4.178
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.1 cm, W: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1851-1852
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; pressed and acid-etched, taken from a Crystal Palace Medal; hexagonal.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1978-12-30
Color: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
The Fancy Paperweights of the New England Glass Company (2006-10) illustrated, pp. 132-139, esp. p. 133;
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 267, #1064; BIB# 30457