Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1952

GUSN

GUSN-305969

Description

Earthenware plate depicting "Tobacco Growing" scene. Plate is one of a set of twelve in the series "New England Industries" featuring black monochrome images adapted from wood engravings by Clare Leighton. Scenes include: codfishing; cranberrying; farming; grist milling; ice cutting; lobstering; logging; marble quarrying; ship building; sugaring; tobacco growing; whaling.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
decals
transfer printing
industries (organizations)
Knickknack
Plate, Decorative
Plate, Decorative

Inscription

"WEDGWOOD/ 4E52" (impressed)
[see photograph] (printed)

Additional Identification Number

2001.96.1-.12

Maker

Wedgwood (Maker)
Leighton, Clare (Designer)

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

7/8 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2001.96.11

Places

Barlaston (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)