Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-29215

Description

Blue transfer-printed rectangular platter. Floral border surrounds a central scene depicting the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, ServingPlatterPlatter

Inscription

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

Pattern

Beauties of America

Associated Building

Subject Pennsylvania Hospital,

People and Organizations

Pennsylvania Hospital

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 14 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.693