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Blue transfer-printed pearlware plate. Floral border surrounding a central scene illustrating the Philadelphia Library.
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."
Printed on bottom: BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/LIBRARY/PHILADELPHIA/J & W RIDGWAY
Beauties of America
Title Plate Accession Number 1943.280
Ridgway, John and William, 1814 F-1830 (Maker)
Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
3/4 (H), 8 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer