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Commemorative Plate

2013.48.1 (RS218874)

Description

Commemorative plate of the Jackson House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Lilac, pinecone, and thistle border. Red and white transfer print. Printed from drawings by Samuel Chamberlain.

Details

Maker
Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Date
1955
circa
Inscriptions
"SEAL OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 1776" Printed in a circle around an image of a ship, laurel wreath, and sunrise (printed)
"NEW HAMPSHIRE / NAMED AFTER THE COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE IN / ENGLAND. SETTLED IN 1623, ENTERED THE UNION IN / 1788. STATE FLOWER: THE LILAC. THE RICHARD / JACKSON HOUSE AT PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (1664) IS / TYPICAL OF THE DIGNITY AND BEAUTY OF THE STATE. / THE PLATE IS ONE OF A SERIES ISSUED BY THE NEW / ENGLAND SOCIETY OF NEW YORK TO COMMEMORATE / ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY (1955). / Engraved from drawings / by / Samuel Chamberlain" (printed)
"WEDGWOOD OF ETRURIA & BARLASTON MADE IN ENGLAND" (printed)
"ENGRAVED BY THE WEDGWOOD STUDIOS" Printed in a circle around an image of engraving tools. (printed)
"IV" (printed)
"WEDGWOOD / 7 R 54" (impressed)
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Places
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
United Kingdom
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
earthenware
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Dimensions
10 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.48.1
Credit Line
Gift of Duane D. Houghton
GUSN
284863

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