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Commemorative Plate

2014.168.1 (RS218871)

Description

Commemorative plate depicting the Langdon House. Floral border. Blue and white transfer print.

Details

Maker
Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
George B. French Co. (Retailer)
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
"THE GOVERNOR LANGDON HOUSE / PORTSMOUTH, N.H. / BUILT IN 1784. / HOME OF GOV. JOHN LANGDON, FIRST PRESIDENT U.S. SENATE / WASHINGTON WAS ENTERTAINED HERE IN 1789. / MADE FOR GEO. B. FRENCH CO / PORTSMOUTH, N.H." (Blue ink)
"WEDGWOOD / ETURIA / ENGLAND" (Blue ink)
"SOLE IMPORTERS" printed around a circular seal (Blue ink)
"WEDGWOOD / 3 / R" (impressed)
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Associated Building
Subject Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Places
United Kingdom
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
earthenware
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
souvenirs
transfer printing
Dimensions
9 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.168.1
GUSN
305311

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