Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-305311

Description

Commemorative plate depicting the Langdon House. Floral border. Blue and white transfer print.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
souvenirs
earthenware
transfer printing
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

"THE GOVERNOR LANGDON HOUSE / PORTSMOUTH, N.H. / BUILT IN 1784. / HOME OF GOV. JOHN LANGDON, FIRST PRESIDENT U.S. SENATE / WASHINGTON WAS ENTERTAINED HERE IN 1789. / MADE FOR GEO. B. FRENCH CO / PORTSMOUTH, N.H." (Blue ink)
"WEDGWOOD / ETURIA / ENGLAND" (Blue ink)
"SOLE IMPORTERS" printed around a circular seal (Blue ink)
"WEDGWOOD / 3 / R" (impressed)

Associated Building

Subject Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1049.1
976

Maker

Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
George B. French Co. (Retailer)

Location of Origin

United Kingdom

Dimensions

9 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

2014.168.1

Places

United Kingdom