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1.69.89
Pittsburgh | wine glass | gl...
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1.69.89 | 1893 | diameter of top: 3 in, H: 3.75 in | Band inscribed: Buffalo Bill's/Wild West, Inscribed on opposite side: World's Fair/1893 | Wine or small water glass, thumbprint pattern pressed glass, clear bottom with painted red band around top. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 and were first popularized there. | 1.69.89.jpg | 1.69.89.JPG | thumbprint pattern | wine glass | glass | pressed | Pittsburgh

1.69.5629
bottle | pressed | glass
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1.69.5629 | H: 8.5 in, width: 4.5 in, depth: 2.125 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | on front of bottle: 1747 - JOHN PAUL JONES - 1792 [back of bottle:] THE DEADLY EMBRACE/ "I HAVE NOT YET BEGUN TO FIGHT" | Bottle of green glass with irridescent tinge. Flattened circular shape with base; sloping shoulder; long neck; tooled, plain collar. Medallion front with image of John Paul Jones and medallion on the back with image of a ship. | 1.69.5629front.JPG | 1.69.5629back.JPG | Jones, John Paul | bottle | pressed | glass

1.69.1320C
bowl | pressed | glass
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1.69.1320C | ca. 1890 | Pressed glass finger bowls, handle on each side, c. 1890. | 1.69.1320c.JPG | bowl | pressed | glass

1.69.1157B
creamer | pressed | clear gl...
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1.69.1157B | ca. 1900 | H: 3 in | Clear pressed glass creamer, c. 1900. | 1.69.1157b.JPG | creamer | pressed | clear glass

1.69.287A
lamp base | brass | pressed ...
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1.69.287A | ca. 1890 | H: 9.5 in, Diameter: 6 in, diameter of top: 5.25 in | Pressed glass coal oil or kerosene lamp base with brass opening. | 1.69.287a.jpg | 1.69.287a.jpg | 1.69.287.A.JPG | lamp base | brass | pressed | glass

1.69.60
nut bowl | engraved | presse...
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1.69.60 | ca. 1910 | Diameter: 6 in, base diameter: 3.5 in, H: 0 in | Gift of Guthrie L. and Euradean Moses Dowler, great-niece of Annie Oakley. | Nut bowl, pressed and engraved glass, pressed geometric `caned' design with engraved flowers, stair-step base, also serves as a base for fruit bowl (1.69.59). Once the property of Annie Oakley | 1.69.60.jpg | flowers | geometric | caned | nut bowl | engraved | pressed | glass

1.69.1317
bowl | pressed | glass
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1.69.1317 | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 7 in | Small pressed glass bowl, c. 1890. | 1.69.1317.JPG | bowl | pressed | glass

1.69.5599
bottle | pressed | glass
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1.69.5599 | H: 12 x 3.75 in, width: 3.25 x 3.25 in, depth: 3.25 x 3.25 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | around shoulder area: TAYLOR & WILLIAMS/ INCORPORATED/ WHISKEY/ LOUISVILLE, KY. | Bottle with slight purple tinge. Round body with straight sides; sloping shoulder; short neck; ringed top. | 1.69.5599.JPG | bottle | pressed | glass

1.69.5625
bottle | pressed | glass
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1.69.5625 | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | on front along bottom in semi-circular shape: 1880 - Douglas MacArthur - 1964 [on backside:] "I will return. . ."/ "I have returned."/ Douglas Mac Arthur/ Leyte Gulf,/ Philippines/ October 20, 1944 | Bottle of purple glass with irriddescent tinge. Flattened circular shape with base; sloping shoulder; long neck with plain broad tooled collar. Medallion of Douglas MacArthur on front with inscription on back. | 1.69.5625front.JPG | 1.69.5625back.JPG | MacArthur, Douglas | bottle | pressed | glass

1.69.85
Pittsburgh, PA | compote | p...
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1.69.85 | 1893 | Diameter: 7.5 in, H: 1.5 in, diameter of top: 5.625 in | Red band inscribed one side: Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Opposite side: World's Fair 1893 | Compote (A) with top (B), pressed glass, clear and red painted, thumbprint pattern, compote has clear base with red rim, top has red knob top, clear middle and red band. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, and were first popularized there. | 1.69.85view1.JPG | 1.69.85view2.JPG | 1.69.85.jpg | 1.69.85AB.JPG | 1.69.85abv1.jpg | 1.69.85abv2.jpg | thumbprint pattern | compote | pigment | pressed | glass | Pittsburgh, PA

1.69.1992A
bracelet | pressed | intrica...
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1.69.1992A | maximum diameter: 3.625 x 3.5 in, width: 2 in | One of a pair of pressed tin cuffs or bracelets, with geometric designs in =concentric (?) bands around the centers. Each has two holes on either end. (A) has an illegible masking tape and inked label on the outside. | 1.69.1992a.jpg | geometric designs | bracelet | pressed | intricate bands | tin

1.69.292
L. Bent Pck. & Co. | beer mu...
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1.69.292 | ca. 1910 | H: 6.25 in, base diameter: 3.25 in, diameter of top: 3.25 in, handle to front: 5.25 in | Gift of Mr. Joe Newell, Jr. | Gold letters on disk: The IRMA [stamped on underside of disk, in green:] U.P.W./(logo)/ _BENT P_CK & CO. Gift of the source. REaccessioned 1-23-91 by EAB. | Clear pressed glass beer mug with metal and white ceramic top. | 1.69.292.jpg | Irma Hotel | beer mug | pressed | glass | pewter | ceramic | L. Bent Pck. & Co.

1.69.5630
bottle | pressed | glass
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1.69.5630 | H: 8.5 in, width: 4.5 in, depth: 2.125 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | on front of bottle: JAN. 1, 1752 - BETSY ROSS - JAN. 30, 1836 [backof bottle:] BIRTHPLACE OF THE/ ARCH ST., PHILA./ 17 (building) 76/ AMERICAN FLAAG | Bottle of red glass. Flattened circular shape with base; sloping shoulder; long neck with broad, plain tooled collar. Medallion on front of Betsy Ross and one on back of her home on Arch St. | 1.69.5630back.JPG | 1.69.5630front.JPG | Ross, Betsy | bottle | pressed | glass

1.69.5627
bottle | glass | pressed
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1.69.5627 | H: 8 in, width: 5.5 in, depth: 2.125 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | oo bottom front: JAN. 30, 1982 - FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT/ APRIL 12, 1945 [on back:] ". . .WE HAVE/NOTHING TO FEAR/ BUT/ FEAR ITSELF"/ FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT/ 32ND PRESIDENT/ 1933-45 | Bottle of green glass with irridescent tinge. Flattened circular, canteen shape. Vertical ribbed sides; rounded shoulder; short neck; plain, broad tooled collar with beveled ring. Medallion of Roosevelt on front with inscription on back. | 1.69.5627back.JPG | 1.69.5627front.JPG | Roosevelt, Franklin | bottle | glass | pressed

1.69.87
Pittsburgh | creamer | red p...
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1.69.87 | 1893 | base diameter: 3 in, Base Height: 4.5 in | Red band is inscribed: Buffalo Bill's/Wild West, Inscribed in opposite side: World's Fair/1893 | Creamer, pressed glass, thumbprint pattern, clear bottom with red painted top, red band. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbia Exposition, Chicago 1893, and were first popularized there. | 1.69.87.JPG | 1.69.87.jpg | thumbprint pattern | creamer | red painted | pressed | glass | Pittsburgh

1.69.5623
bottle | glass | pressed
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1.69.5623 | H: 8.5 in, width: 4.5 in, depth: 2 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | on front, along bottom of medallion: FEB. 11, 1847 - THOMAS ALVA EDISON - OCT. 18, 1931 [on back of bottle:] THE/WIZARD OF MENLO PARK/ NEW JERSEY | Bottle of blue glass with irridescent tinge. Flattened circular shape with sloping shoulder. Long neck with sloping plain tooled collar. Round medallion on front with profile of Thomas A. Edison; inscription on back of bottle. | 1.69.5623back.JPG | 1.69.5623front.JPG | Edison, Thomas A. | bottle | glass | pressed

1.69.1311
tray | wooden | large | pres...
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1.69.1311 | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 21.5 in | Gift of May Cody Bradford | Handwritten note on back, Mrs. R. Crook/Guardian of/May Cody/Property of/Mrs. Wn. Cody Bradford. | Large pressed wooden tray with hand painted floral design, c. 1890. | 1.69.1311.jpg | floral design | tray | wooden | large | pressed | hand painted

1.69.1992B
bracelet | tin | pressed | i...
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1.69.1992B | maximum diameter: 3.625 x 3.5 in, width: 2 in | One of a pair of pressed tin cuffs or bracelets, with geometric designs in =concentric (?) bands around the centers. Each has two holes on either end. (A) has an illegible masking tape and inked label on the outside. | 1.69.1992b.jpg | geometric designs | bracelet | tin | pressed | intricate bands

1.69.1399
plate | amber | pressed | gl...
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1.69.1399 | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 10 in | Amber pressed glass plate, c. 1890. P | 1.69.1399.JPG | plate | amber | pressed | glass

1.69.5628
bottle | glass | pressed
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1.69.5628 | H: 8.5 in, width: 4.5 in, depth: 2.125 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | on front: ANNE SULLIVAN POLLY THOMPSON/ - 1880 HELEN KELLER - 1868 [on back:] "Faith is the strength/ in which a shattered/ world shall emerge/ into the light"/ HELEN KELLER | Bottle of clear glass. Flattened ciruclar shape with base; sloping shoulder, straight neck; plain, broad tooled collar; medallion on front with image of Helen Keller and one on back with inscription. | 1.69.5628back.JPG | 1.69.5628front.JPG | Keller, Helen | bottle | glass | pressed

1.69.5624
bottle | glass | pressed
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1.69.5624 | H: 8 in, width: 5.75 in, depth: 2 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | on front along bottom: APRIL 13, 1743 - THOMAS JEFFERSON - JULY 4, 1826 [on back of bottle:] "AMERICA. . . ./ A MONUMENT OF THE SAFTEY/ WITH WHICH ERROR OR OPINION/ MAYBE TOLERATED WHEN REASON/ IS LEFT FREE TO COMBAT IT! | Bottle of red glass. Flattened circular shape - canteen shape. Vertical ribbing on sides; rounded shoulder; short neck with plain, slopping tooled collar with beveled ring. Medallion on front of Thomas Jefferson, written inscription on back. | 1.69.5624front.JPG | 1.69.5624back.JPG | Jefferson, Thomas | bottle | glass | pressed

1.69.1161
pot | lid | pressed | metal ...
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1.69.1161 | ca. 1940 | H: 5 in | Clear pressed coffee pot with metal band around middle, glass handle and spout, c. 1940. (A) lid, (B) pot. | 1.69.1161.JPG | pot | lid | pressed | metal band | clear glass

1.69.86
Pittsburgh | sugar bowl | gl...
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1.69.86 | 1893 | Diameter: 4 in, H: 4 in, Diameter: 4 in, H: 2.5 in | Sugar bowl is inscribed on one side: Buffalo Bill's/Wild West, Opposite side: World's Fair/1893 | Sugar bowl (A) and lid (B), pressed glass, thumbprint pattern, clear bottom with red painted top. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, and were first popularized there. | 1.69.86AB.JPG | 1.69.86ab.jpg | thumbprint pattern | sugar bowl | glass | pressed | red painted | Pittsburgh

1.69.181
Pittsburgh | sugar bowl | gl...
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1.69.181 | 1893 | H: 4 x 2.5 in, Diameter: 4 x 4 in, base diameter: 3.25 in | Top inscribed one side: Buffalo Bill's/Wild West, Other side inscribed: World's Fair/1893 | Sugar bowl (A) and lid (B), pressed glass, clear thumbprint base with red painted top. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893 and first popularized there. | 1.69.181 v2.jpg | 1.69.181 v1.jpg | thumbprint pattern | sugar bowl | glass | red painted | pressed | Pittsburgh