Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1814-1830

GUSN

GUSN-29210

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware plate. Floral border surrounding a central scene illustrating the Philadelphia Library.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
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

Printed on bottom: BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/LIBRARY/PHILADELPHIA/J & W RIDGWAY

Pattern

Beauties of America

Associated Building

Subject Library,

People and Organizations

Library

Related Items

Title Plate Accession Number 1943.280

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 8 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.682