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Luncheon Plate

1943.268 (RS207318)

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware plate. Foliate and acorn border surrounding a central scene illustrating Harvard Hall.

Details

Label
One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."This is #2 of three views of Harvard College by Stevenson & Williams. It is a close-up of University Hall with a horse and rider passing in front. Version #1 in this exhibit shows Stoughton and Hollis Halls, just to the right of University Hall. The marks on each of these versions are the same. University Hall was built in 1815 of white granite. This view shows the spire of the old Christ Church, built in 1761, in the background.
Maker
Ralph Stevenson & Williams (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: HARVARD COLLEGE Impressed on bottom: [pinwheel symbol]
Location of origin
Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject University Hall. Subject Harvard University.
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
Harvard University
University Hall
Dimensions
7/8 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.268
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
3515
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