Commemorative plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-203169

Description

Circular ceramic plate with printed blue and white image of the Whittier birthplace in Haverhill, Massachusetts. House is surrounded by trees and low brick walls. Blue and white floral and clover border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
ceramic (material)
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

"WHITTIER BIRTHPLACE, HAVERHILL, MASS" (Printed in blue capital letters)
"JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER THE QUAKER POET" (Text printed in blue inside a ribbon underneath a portrait of Whittier framed by laurel leaves)
"Old English Staffordshire Ware/JONROTH/ENGLAND" (Text printed in blue under ribbon and above crowned circle "Jonroth England")
"MADE IN STAFFORDSHIRE/ENGLAND/BY THE BEDFORD POTTERIES/ESTABLISHED IN 1792/IMPORTED EXCLUSIVELY/FOR/JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER HOMESTEAD/HAVERHILL, MASSACHUSETTS." (Printed in blue under crowned circle)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Bedford Potteries (Manufacturer)
John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead (Agency responsible for reproduction)

Location of Origin

Staffordshire, England

Dimensions

10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1699

Places

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