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1926.352 (RS204630)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. The center is adorned by a scene of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth surrounded by a border of medallions, inscriptions, eagles, and scrollwork.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America." Several scenes quite similar to this one appear throughout New England, most produced on or near 1820, the 200th anniversary of the landing.
Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
Earthenware
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Dimensions
3/4 (D), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.352
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
30901

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