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Object Name Tray
Date ca. 1880
Description Brass tray, a souvenir of Paris, France. Tray has four ornate legs with ball feet, and an oval central medallion with eight round medallions around the outer edge. Each medallion has an illustration of a Parisian building, including the Pantheon, the Arc de Triomphe, the Luxor Obelisk, and the Cathedral of Notre Dame. The absence of the Eiffel Tower suggests that this tray pre-dates the Tower's construction in 1889.
(Keyword: La Belle Epoque, Victorian)
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Dr. Lawrence Simonson
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1888
Material Brass
Subjects Souvenirs
Lexicon Sub-category Household Accessory
Catalog Number F10.0212
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.
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