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Transferware Plate

1994.87 (RS207335)

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware plate. Floral border surrounding a central scene illustrating the Boston Insane Hospital.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Printed underglaze,""BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ INSANE HOSPITAL/ BOSTON/ J & W RIDGWAY""
Associated Building
Subject Insane Hospital.
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
People and organizations
Insane Hospital
Pleasant Hill
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1994.87
Credit Line
Gift of Anne Brengel
GUSN
10904

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