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Luncheon Plate

1926.360 (RS207329)

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware luncheon plate. Floral border surrounding a scene illustrating Benjamin Franklin's birthplace.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."
Maker
Enoch Wood & Son (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
Impressed in bottom: WOOD
Location of origin
Burslem, England; Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
People and organizations
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Dimensions
7/8 (H), 9 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.360
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
30903

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