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Commemorative Plate

1995.456 (RS211668)

Description

Earthenware plate with blue transfer-printed central image of the Coverse Memorial Building commemorating the 250th (1649-1899) anniversary of Malden, Massachusetts. Images of Malden landmarks and emblems decorate the rim.

Details

Maker
Possibly Josiah Wedgwood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1889
Circa
Inscriptions
"Made by / Josiah Wedgwood & Sons / Etruria, England / And / Richard Briggs, Co. / Boston / In Commemoration of the / Two Hundrend and Fiftieth Anniversary / of the incorporation of Maldon / Mass, USA." (printed)
"Wedgwood" (impressed)
"Malden SILILLVM COMMVNE CORP Ville de Malden" (printed)
"MDCXXXXIX -MDCCXCIX / Converse Memorial Building A.D. 1885 / Upon the Petition of Mistik side men, they are / Granted to Be A Distinct Towne and the Name / There of to be called Mauldon/ In the / Commonwealth / of Massachusetts" (printed)
Location of origin
Etruria, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Places
Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
dinner plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Knickknack
Plate, Decorative
transfer printing
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 10 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.456
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10686

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