Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-1905

GUSN

GUSN-29032

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. A central design depicts the Billerica Town Hall building which is bordered by an inner scroll and floral motif and an outer bar and bead design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
commemoratives
glazing (coating)
shell (animal material)
transfer printing
earthenware
whiteware
acanthus (motif)
scrolls (motifs)
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Colonial Revival
Scroll
Shell
Acanthus
Town Scene
Government
Unidentified Building
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ Town Hall/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ Erected 1895"\n (printed)

Associated Building

Subject Billerica Town Hall,

People and Organizations

Billerica Town Hall

Maker

Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia

Dimensions

1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Isabella Clark

Accession Number

1920.219