Lithgow Library Paperweight, Augusta, ca. 1920

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Lithgow Library Paperweight, Augusta, ca. 1920

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Description

This paperweight is glass with a black and white photograph inside and a canvas backing. The photograph is of Lithgow Public Library, named for Llewellyn Lithgow, who willed the funds to the city for the library's construction. The library opened to the public in 1896. This item was given to the library from the estate of Paul Gilman.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lithgow Library Paperweight, Augusta, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass, photograph and linen
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 7 cm x 1.5 cm
  • Local Code: Souvenirs -- 001
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Lithgow Public Library
45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 626-2415
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