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Commemorative Plate

1920.221 (RS204877)

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. The central design depicts the Billerica Soldiers Monument bordered by an inner scroll and floral motif and an outer bar and bead design.

Details

Maker
Minton (Maker)
Date
1903-1905
Inscriptions
""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ Soldiers Monument/ 1861 - 1865/ Dedicated Oct, 8 1873/ Billerica, Heroes/ Living or Dead/ Loyal to Country/ They Gave Themselves For/ Liberty & Union" (printed)
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Soldier's Monument.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
whiteware
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
Colonial Revival
Commemorative
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Military
Monument
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Shell
Tin Glazed
Town Scene
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
whiteware
People and organizations
Soldier's Monument
Dimensions
1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.221
GUSN
7275

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