Child's Alphabet Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-249942

Description

Child's plate; alphabet around the rim with a star decoration between the beginning and the end; picture of two boys, one older and one younger standing in front of a house with a diamond pane window; inscription underneath.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
ceramic (material)
ceramic glaze
glaze
transfer printing
children (people by age group)
early childhood education
education
Ceramic
Plate

Inscription

"ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ" (around rim)
"GOING TO SCHOOL/ We are the Boys, for School all the day./ And then at night we begin to play." (around image in the center of the plate)

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.627