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1980.66 (RS210246)

Description

Small earthenware plate with red transfer-print pattern depicting "Monte Video," the circa 1810 summer retreat of Daniel Wadsworth. The property was situated on the summit of Talcott Mountain west of Hartford, Connecticut, and included a 55 foot high viewing tower and mountain lake. The transfer-print image depicts a rural landscape with a couple seated on rocks beside a lake. In the distance at left is a house and, at right, a wooded mountain with observation tower. Border pattern of rose bouquets alternating with shell figures.

Details

Maker
William Adams & Sons (Maker)
Date
1834-1835
Circa
Inscriptions
"MONTE VIDEO/ CONNECTICUT/ U.S.[in cartouche with eagle] (printed)
Location of origin
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Talcott Mountain (Hartford county, Connecticut) [peak]
Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
House
houses
Lake
lakes (bodies of water)
Man
men (male humans)
Mountain
mountains
Rose
rose (genus)
Saucer
saucers (plates)
transfer printing
Tree
trees
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.66
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
49721
Related Items
Title Soup plate Accession number 1980.68 Relationship Same transfer-print series "U.S. or American Views" by William Adams and Son.

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Monte Video

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