Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-29191

Description

Blue pearlware transfer-printed pearlware plate. Floral border surrounding a central scene illustrating the New York City Hall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Label

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

Inscription

"BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ CITY HALL/ NEW YORK/ J & W RIDGWAY"

Pattern

Beauties of America

Associated Building

Subject New York City Hall,

People and Organizations

New York City Hall

Maker

Ridgway, John and William, 1814 F-1830 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.642