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Platter

1920.694 (RS208220)

Description

Blue transfer-printed rectangular platter. Floral border surrounds a central scene depicting the Alms House in New York.

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 -1830
Inscriptions
"BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ ALMS HOUSE/ NEW YORK/ J&W RIDGWAY" (Applied)
Location of origin
Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE
Associated Building
Subject Alms House.
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
Alms House
Dimensions
12 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.694
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer
GUSN
29216

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