Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820 -1830

GUSN

GUSN-29216

Description

Blue transfer-printed rectangular platter. Floral border surrounds a central scene depicting the Alms House in New York.

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

"BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ ALMS HOUSE/ NEW YORK/ J&W RIDGWAY" (Applied)

Associated Building

Subject Alms House,

People and Organizations

Alms House

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

12 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.694