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Commemorative Plate

1970.730 (RS115539)

Description

Circular plate with wide rim and inverted dished edge (turning under). Deep circular well. Underglaze blue transfer printed decoration with scalloped border design; well with view of “New York + Brooklyn Bridge/Souvenir of Brooklyn, NY”. Rim with ovoid reserves with scenes of Brooklyn landmarks: 1) The City Hall, 2) Fort Greene Park, 3) Soldiers and sailors Memorial Arch, 4) Prospect Park, 5) Institute of Arts and Sciences, 6) Battleship Maine in Navy Yard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Associated Building
Subject Prospect Park. Subject Institute of Arts and Sciences. Subject Brooklyn Navy Yard. Subject Brooklyn City Hall. Subject Fort Greene Park. Subject Soldiers & Sailors Memorial. Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Arch
arches
Bridge
bridges (built works)
Commemorative
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Ship
ships
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Accession Number
1970.730
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64329

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