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Object Name: Tumbler
Date: 1850-1870
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 3 x 2 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 7 cm )
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Opaline blown glass tumbler; flared rim edged in gilding and initials "PTB" in gilding on side of tumbler.
Credit Line: Gift of Henry H. Rennell
Object Number: 1958.3b
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This tumbler was once part of a set owned by P. T. Barnum (1810-1891), great-grandfather of the donor. The bowls and tumblers in this set were apparently used for mouth-rinsing after a meal.