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1993.473 (RS211467)

Description

Blue transfer-printed earthenware plate. Floral and fruit border surrounds a central scene featuring the National Monument to the Forefather.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"National Monument to the Forefather/ What Sought the thus afar?/ Bright jewels of the mine?/ The wealth of seas, the spoils of ware?/ They sought a faith's pure shrine!/ Mrs Hemans." (stamped)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Accession Number
1993.473
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of C. Spaulding Prime
GUSN
306360

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