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Commemorative Plate

1970.277 (RS204634)

Description

Blue transfer printed pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. Central design depicts the Langdon House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, which is bordered by florets and flowers.

Details

Maker
William Adams & Sons (Maker)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
Printed: GOV LANGDON MANSION/WHERE GEORGE WASHINGTON/WAS ENTERTAINED./PORTSMOUTH, N.H./MADE BY W. ADAMS & CO. ENGLAND, FOR:/M.P. ALKON & CO., PORTSMOUTH, N.H./FRENCH, MITCHELL, WOODBURY OC.,/BOSTON Impressed: ADAMS./TUNSTALL
Location of origin
Tunstall/Stoke, England, Staffordshire; Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Architecture
Chrysanthemum
Colonial Revival
Commemorative
earthenware
Earthenware
Flower
glazing (coating)
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Rose
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Langdon House
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
1 1/16 (D), 10 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.277
GUSN
3517

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