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Luncheon plate

1917.241 (RS210811)

Description

Earthenware plate with brown transfer-print pattern "American Marine." Border pattern of two alternating scenes of sailing and steam ships framed by rope. Central scene of three-masted, fully rigged schooner in choppy seas. Two small boats with passengers in foreground, lighthouse and other sailing ships in distance.

Details

Maker
George L. Ashworth & Bros. (Maker)
Date
1862-1890
Inscriptions
"AMERICAN MARINE/ G.L. & BROs / 18" (printed)
Location of origin
Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Lighthouse
marine environments
Medallion
Ocean
People
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
Ship
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.241
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Grace Taylor
GUSN
27427

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
American Marine

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