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1943.279 (RS208216)

Description

Blue transfer-printed rectangular platter. Floral border surrounds a central scene depicting the Boston Hospital.

Details

Label
One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."A view of Massachusetts General Hospital, designed by Charles Bulfinch and erected on the banks of the Charles River in 1818, the cornerstone laid with great ceremony on July 4th of that year.
Maker
Ridgway, John and William, 1814 F-1830 (Maker)
Date
1825
Inscriptions
"BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ HOSPITAL/ BOSTON/ J&W RIDGWAY" (Applied)
Location of origin
Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE
Associated Building
Subject Massachusetts General Hospital.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Serving
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Platter
platters
transfer printing
People and organizations
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dimensions
9 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.279
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
53479

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Beauties of America

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