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1920.646 (RS204628)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a slightly scalloped edge. The central design depicts the dam and waterworks at Fair Mount and its outer border consists of flowers, eagles, and scrolls.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."<br/>
Maker
Stubbs, Joseph (Designer)
Dale Hall Works (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
After
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: Fair Mount/near/ Philadelphia. Impressed in bottom: [symbol] Paper label: Schuylkill River and Dam/Lemon Hill Mansion, residence of Henry Pratt Fairmount Park. (Joseph Stubbs)
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Fair Mount. Subject The Dam. Subject The Waterworks.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Classical Figure
Dam
Dish, Eating
Eagle
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
glazing (coating)
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Tree
People and organizations
Dam, The
Fair Mount
Pratt, Henry
Waterworks, The
Dimensions
10 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.646
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer
GUSN
29194

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