Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-191258

Description

Blue and white commemorative plate. Large floral pattern on rim, center depicts an image of the Governor Langdon Mansion in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
whiteware
transfer printing
porcelain
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

"Gov. Langdon Mansion, / Where George Washington/ Was Entertained./ Portsmouth, N.H./ Made By: / W. Adams & Sons England; For:/ M.P. Alkon & Co., / Portsmouth, N.H." (stamped)
"JONES MCDUFFEE & STRATTON" (stamped)
"Boston"

Associated Building

Subject Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

W. Adams & Sons (Maker)
M. P. Alkon & Co. (Commissioner)

Dimensions

10 x 5/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Dorothy M. Vaughan

Accession Number

2005.25.5

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)