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Commemorative Plate

1933.384 (RS207328)

Description

Blue transfer-printed whiteware plate. A fruit and floral border, with a single medallion, surrounding The Shaw Mansion in New London, Connecticut.

Details

Maker
Rowland & Marsellus Co. (Maker)
Date
1909
Inscriptions
"The/ Rowland &/ Marsellus Co/ Staffordshire/ England/ Shaw Mansion/ Built by Nathaniel Shaw in/ 1756, purchased by the/ New London County Historical/ Society 1907/ For a Permanent Home/ General Washington was/ entertained here in 1776/ and General Lafayette in 1824./ Issued by the/ New London County/ Historical Society/ of Connecticut 1909" (printed)
Location of origin
England, Staffordwhire; England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Shaw Mansion.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
commemoratives
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
People and organizations
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Shaw Mansion
Shaw, Nathaniel
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
1 1/8 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.384
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding
GUSN
35628

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