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Dinner plate

1956.88 (RS210604)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim with scroll molding. Plate is transfer-printed with red "Harvard College" pattern depicting Harvard Yard; Stoughton, Harvard, Hollis, and Holworthy Halls; and Holden Chapel. A man on horseback rides in the field in front of the buildings as people in Victorian-style dress look on from the foreground. Border pattern of flowers and fruit, including cherries, raspberries, and peaches.

Details

Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1835-1846
Inscriptions
"HARVARD COLLEGE/ E.W. & S. / CELTIC CHINA" (printed)
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Harvard Hall. Subject Harvard Yard. Subject Stoughton Hall.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
colleges (buildings)
cultural landscapes
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
Fruit
glazing (coating)
landmarks
People
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 7/8 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1956.88
GUSN
45896
Related Items
Title Dinner plate Accession number 1943.229 Relationship Same pattern, different color.

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Harvard College

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