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1926.387 (RS204675)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. It has a border of flowers and fruit that surrounds a central scene of the dam and waterworks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. \n

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."
Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: THE DAM/AND/WATERWORKS/ PHILADELPHIA. Paper label: Phila. Waterworks sidewheel/maker unknown/border fruits and flowers/condition perfect/size 10 inch flat no 85/ Price 15.00
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject The Dam. Subject The Waterworks.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dam
Dish, Eating
earthenware
Earthenware
Engineering
floral patterns
Flower
Fruit
glazing (coating)
Industrialization
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
Sailboat
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Dam, The
Schuylkill River
Waterworks, The
Dimensions
7/8 (D), 9 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.387
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
30914
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