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1920.664 (RS204680)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. It has a border of flowers and fruit that surrounds a central scene of the dam and waterworks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
After
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: THE DAM/AND/WATERWORKS./ PHILADELPHIA
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject The Dam. Subject The Waterworks.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dam
Dish, Eating
earthenware
Earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
Fruit
glazing (coating)
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
Steamboat
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Dam, The
Waterworks, The
Dimensions
15/16 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.664
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer
GUSN
29200
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