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Commemorative Plate

1920.224 (RS204878)

Description

Scenes of Billerica; Aqueduct of the Middlesex Canal; dark blue; scrolls, shells, and acanthus leaves border.

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/ Acqueuct/ Of the Middlesex Canal/ Over Shawsheen River/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ Build About 1796." (printed)
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject Aquaduct of the Middlesex Canal. Subject Middlesex Canal.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
whiteware
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
Aquaduct
Colonial Revival
Commemorative
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
Engineering
glazing (coating)
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Shell
Tin Glazed
Town Scene
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
whiteware
People and organizations
Aquaduct of the Middlesex Canal
Middlesex Canal
Dimensions
1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.224
GUSN
7278

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