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Commemorative Plate

2014.152.1 (RS218877)

Description

Commemorative plate depicting the Langdon House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Floral border. Red and white transfer print.

Details

Maker
W. Adams & Sons (Manufacturer)
M. P. Alkon & Co. (Importer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
"GOV. LANGDON MANSION. / WHERE GEORGE WASHINGTON / WAS ENTERTAINED. / PORTSMOUTH, N.H./ MADE BY: / W. ADAMS & SONS. ENGLAND. FOR: / M.P. ALKON & Co., / PORTSMOUTH, N. H." (Maroon ink)
"JONES MCDUFFEE & STRATTON BOSTON" Printed in a circle around an animal figure (Maroon ink)
Associated Building
Subject Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Places
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
earthenware
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
souvenirs
transfer printing
People and organizations
Langdon, John, 1741-1819
Dimensions
10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.152.1
Credit Line
Gift of Gregory P. Xiggoros
GUSN
305123

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