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Catalog Number 2000.02.47
Object Name Painting
Other Name Reverse Glass Painting
Description Paint, glass, plaster; tempera or acrylic paint on convex glass, oval, image of U.S. capitol; backing on painting (shaped to glass) of brown paper, then paperboard; final backing of piece of Kellogg's Corn Flakes case cut and fit under nails in frame. Plaster frame painted gold.
Marks: "U.S. CAPITOL BLDG. WASHINGTON, D.C."
Date 1871-1881
Dimensions H-13 W-18.875 D-1.5 inches
Collection Bovey Collections
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Classification Buildings
Government & Politics
Souvenirs
Tourists & Tourism
Sub-category Art
Subjects US government
Painting
Paintings
Art