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Flask

Made by Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, 1818 - c. 1900

Geography:
Made in Kensington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Period:
antebellum

Date:
1818-1830

Medium:
Non-lead glass (aqua)

Dimensions:
8 1/16 x 5 5/8 inches (20.4 x 14.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1899-252

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Joseph E. Temple Fund, 1899

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Label:
The front of this flask shows a portrait of Benjamin Franklin, and the back depicts Thomas W. Dyott, an American patent-medicine king and glassmaker.