Transferware Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-10904

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware plate. Floral border surrounding a central scene illustrating the Boston Insane Hospital.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Food

Inscription

Printed underglaze,""BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ INSANE HOSPITAL/ BOSTON/ J & W RIDGWAY""

Associated Building

Subject Insane Hospital,

People and Organizations

Pleasant Hill
Insane Hospital

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Brengel

Accession Number

1994.87

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]