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Platter

1920.693 (RS208224)

Description

Blue transfer-printed rectangular platter. Floral border surrounds a central scene depicting the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

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
Ridgway, John and William, 1814 F-1830 (Maker)
Date
1820
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL/PHILADELPHIA/J&W RIDGWAY
Location of origin
Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Pennsylvania Hospital.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Serving
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Platter
platters
transfer printing
People and organizations
Pennsylvania Hospital
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 14 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.693
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer
GUSN
29215

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Beauties of America

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