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Commemorative Plate

1920.222 (RS204879)

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. A central design depicts the First Parish Meeting House 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/ First Parish Meeting House/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ Original Building Erected in 1659/ Church Organised November 11th 1663/ This, The Fourth Building Erected in 1797/ Maintained by the town until 1834"
(printed)
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject First Parish Meeting House.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
whiteware
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
Colonial Revival
Commemorative
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Meeting House
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Religion
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Shell
Tin Glazed
Town Scene
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
whiteware
People and organizations
First Parish Meeting House
Dimensions
1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.222
GUSN
7276

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