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, Serving
Platter
Platter

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/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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.693