Bookend: Pennsylvania Railroad Workers

 
Bookend: Pennsylvania Railroad Workers
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  • Title :     Bookend: Pennsylvania Railroad Workers
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     84.10.11.1
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     date unknown
  • Dimensions:     Inches 7-1/4 6-1/4 4-3/4, Centimeters 18.4 15.9 12.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Railroads , Laborers/Workers
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.10.11.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Hand-carved oak bookend with relief image of railroad conductor and engineer looking out of the engine room; keystone symbol to represent the state of Pennsylvania carved on the side of the train; decorative borders around edges.