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Commemorative plate

2006.44.1699 (RS110409)

Description

Circular ceramic plate with printed blue and white image of the Whittier birthplace in Haverhill, Massachusetts. House is surrounded by trees and low brick walls. Blue and white floral and clover border.

Details

Maker
Bedford Potteries (Manufacturer)
John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead (Agency responsible for reproduction)
Inscriptions
"WHITTIER BIRTHPLACE, HAVERHILL, MASS" (Printed in blue capital letters)
"JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER THE QUAKER POET" (Text printed in blue inside a ribbon underneath a portrait of Whittier framed by laurel leaves)
"Old English Staffordshire Ware/JONROTH/ENGLAND" (Text printed in blue under ribbon and above crowned circle "Jonroth England")
"MADE IN STAFFORDSHIRE/ENGLAND/BY THE BEDFORD POTTERIES/ESTABLISHED IN 1792/IMPORTED EXCLUSIVELY/FOR/JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER HOMESTEAD/HAVERHILL, MASSACHUSETTS." (Printed in blue under crowned circle)
Location of origin
Staffordshire, England
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Dimensions
10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1699
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
203169

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