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portrait flask
  • Dyottville Glass Works
    active 1833–1923
  • portrait flask, 1847–1850s
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 17 cm
    Object Height: 6 11/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6212
Description

Aquamarine glass flask with rounded edges and a short neck. On one side is a profile portrait of a male in a military uniform (identified as General Zachary Taylor) with. On the other side is a profile portrait of a male (identified as George Washington).