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Flask

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

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

Period:
antebellum

Date:
1830-1838

Medium:
Non-lead glass (puce)

Dimensions:
Height: 6 3/4 inches (17.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 214, American Art, second floor, Case 14, Historical, Figural Flasks & Bottles

Accession Number:
1938-23-123

Credit Line:
The George H. Lorimer Collection, 1938

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Label:
On front: portrait of George Washington, and the words THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY
On back: portrait of General Zachary Taylor, and the words GEN.TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS; DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS, PHILAD.A


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