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1931.153 (RS204659)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. The central design is a portrait of George Washington, which is bordered by a floral motif.

Details

Maker
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 (Author)
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 (Author)
Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Importer)
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
"GEORGE WASHINGTON / 1732-1799/ "Soldier and states, rarest union/ High-poised of great duties done."/ James Russell Lowell/ "America has furnished to the world the character/ of Washington. And if our American/ institutions had done nothing else,/ that alone would have entitled them/ the the respect of mankind!"/ Daniel Webster at the Completion of the Bunker Hill Monument/ WEDGWOOD/ ETRURIA/ ENGLAND
Location of origin
USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Etruria, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Colonial Revival
Dish, Eating
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
Leaf
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
Rose
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
3/4 (D), 9 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.153
GUSN
33836

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