Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1955

GUSN

GUSN-284863

Description

Commemorative plate of the Jackson House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Lilac, pinecone, and thistle border. Red and white transfer print. Printed from drawings by Samuel Chamberlain.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

"SEAL OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 1776" Printed in a circle around an image of a ship, laurel wreath, and sunrise (printed)
"NEW HAMPSHIRE / NAMED AFTER THE COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE IN / ENGLAND. SETTLED IN 1623, ENTERED THE UNION IN / 1788. STATE FLOWER: THE LILAC. THE RICHARD / JACKSON HOUSE AT PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (1664) IS / TYPICAL OF THE DIGNITY AND BEAUTY OF THE STATE. / THE PLATE IS ONE OF A SERIES ISSUED BY THE NEW / ENGLAND SOCIETY OF NEW YORK TO COMMEMORATE / ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY (1955). / Engraved from drawings / by / Samuel Chamberlain" (printed)
"WEDGWOOD OF ETRURIA & BARLASTON MADE IN ENGLAND" (printed)
"ENGRAVED BY THE WEDGWOOD STUDIOS" Printed in a circle around an image of engraving tools. (printed)
"IV" (printed)
"WEDGWOOD / 7 R 54" (impressed)

Additional Identification Number

769.1
896

Maker

Wedgwood (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United Kingdom

Object Type

Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia

Dimensions

10 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Duane D. Houghton

Accession Number

2013.48.1

Date

1955 (circa)

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
United Kingdom