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In the 1870's and 1880's Great Britain made large investments in the Santa Fe Railroad. Lion paperweights, including this one, were made in England and distributed to Santa Fe Railroad stations, offices, and personnel. The lion is a symbol of Great Britain.
Date: between 1870 and 1900
Item Number: 220906
KSHS Identifier: 1932.23.0
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Business and Industry - Railroad - Employees - Office and depot staff
Collections - Museum
Date - 1870s
Date - 1880s
Date - 1890s
Objects and Artifacts - Tools & Equipment for Communication - Written Communication - Paperweight
Places - International - England
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts