icon for Home page
icon for Kid's Home page
icon for Digital Collection
icon for Activities
icon for Turns Exhibit
icon for In the Classroom
icon for Chronologies
icon for My Collection

Online Collection

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
Contact us for information about using this image.

label levels:

Unlike glass marbles of today, these are made of clay. Boys of the early 19th century enjoyed playing marbles but it was not a game suitable for girls, as it was not considered "lady-like" to sit on the ground and play in the dirt.


top of page


date   c. 1900
diameter   0.5"
process/materials   clay
item type   Personal Items/Toy
accession #   #1980.09.09

Look Closer icon My Collection icon Detailed info icon

ecard icon Send an e-Postcard of this object

See Also...


Bowling pins

"The National First Reader; or Word-Builder"

button for Side by Side Viewingbutton for Glossarybutton for Printing Helpbutton for How to Read Old Documents


Home | Online Collection | Things To Do | Turns Exhibit | Classroom | Chronologies | My Collection
About This Site | Site Index | Site Search | Feedback