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Commemorative Plate

1920.219 (RS204876)

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. A central design depicts the Billerica Town Hall building which is bordered by an inner scroll and floral motif and an outer bar and bead design.

Details

Maker
Minton (Maker)
Date
1903-1905
Inscriptions
""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ Town Hall/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ Erected 1895"
(printed)
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Billerica Town Hall.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
shell (animal material)
transfer printing
whiteware
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Colonial Revival
Commemorative
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Government
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Shell
shell (animal material)
Tin Glazed
Town Scene
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Unidentified Building
whiteware
People and organizations
Billerica Town Hall
Dimensions
1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.219
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Isabella Clark
GUSN
29032

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