Glass paperweight featuring Mt. Zion M.E. Church

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Created by
Mt. Zion M.E. Church, founded 1903
Subject of
Rev. Moore, W. Jefferson, American
Medium
paper in glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3 x 4 x 1 1/4 in. (7.6 x 10.2 x 3.2 cm)
Type
paperweights
Place depicted
Mt. Zion M. E. Church, Magnolia, Camden County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
20th Century
Description
A glass paperweight featuring a black and white photograph of a church and a cameo-sized portrait of Pastor W. Jefferson Moore in the upper right hand corner. Black type around the photographs reads: [MT. ZION M. E. CHURCH, Magnolia, N.J. / ERECTED, 1903] and [REV. W. JEFFERSON MOORE, Pastor]. The outer edge of the glass is beveled.
Topic
African American
Religion
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.166.20abc
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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