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Dinner plate

1931.1752 (RS210616)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-print scene of the Marconi Wireless Station, Wellfleet, Mass. Border pattern of floral sprays framed by scroll pendant with vase of flowers.

Details

Maker
William Adams & Sons (Maker)
Date
1903-1910
After
Inscriptions
"IMPORTED EXPRESSLY FOR: / EVERETT I. NYE, / WELLFLEET, MASS. / W. ADAMS & Co / ESTD. 1657 [in flowing banner held in eagle's beak] / ENGLAND / FRENCH, MITCHELL, WOODBURY Co., / BOSTON" (printed)
"ADAMS / TUNSTALL" (impressed)
"MARCONI WIRELESS STATION, WELLFLEET, MASS. / THE FIRST WIRELESS MESSAGE FROM / PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT to KING EDWARD VII / WAS SENT FROM THIS STATION / JAN 19th 1903." (printed)
Location of origin
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
glazing (coating)
landmarks
Medallion
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
Rose
transfer printing
People and organizations
Everett I. Nye
French, Mitchell, Woodbury Co.
Dimensions
1 (H), 10 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1752
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. H. L. Beveridge
GUSN
34463

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