Luncheon Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-29188

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware luncheon plate. Aquatic border surrounds a central scene illustrating the Baltimore and Ohio railroad.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Plate, Luncheon

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

Printed on bottom: THE BALTIMORE & OHIO / RAILROAD Impressed on bottom: E. WOOD & SONS WARRANTED SEMI CHINA

People and Organizations

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7/8 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.634