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Creator:
Unite, George
Title(s):
Crystal Palace letter opener.
Published/Created:
Birmingham, England, 1850 or 1851.
Physical Description:
1 letter opener : sterling silver with engraving ; 24 cm long x 2 cm wide.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA687.C9 L48a Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Martin Filler
[Request]
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title devised by cataloger.
This letter opener has a decorative handle in a Rococo Revival style. The blade is engraved on one side with an image of the Crystal Palace, site of Great Exhibition, 1851. The other side of the blade lacks a decorative design.
Subject Terms:
Crystal Palace (Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England)
Crystal Palace (London, England)
Exhibitions -- England -- London.
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Form/Genre:
Letter openers.
Silverware.
Sterling silver.
Casting (process)
Engraving (action)
Silversmithing.
Keepsakes.
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