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1920.632 (RS204631)

Description

Blue transfer-print pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. Eagle and floral border around Schuylkill River's Upper Ferry Bridge scene.

Details

Label
One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."<br/>
Maker
Stubbs, Joseph (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"Upper Ferry Bridge/over the/River Schuylkill" (Printed on bottom: )
"STUBBS" (Maker / Impressed on bottom)
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Upper Ferry Bridge.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Bridge
Classical Figure
Dish, Eating
Eagle
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
glazing (coating)
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
River
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Wagon
People and organizations
Schuylkill River
Upper Ferry Bridge
Dimensions
1 (D), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.632
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer
GUSN
3519

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