Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-30914

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. It has a border of flowers and fruit that surrounds a central scene of the dam and waterworks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Dish, EatingPlate, FoodEarthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Dam
Fruit
Flower
Sailboat
Industrialization
Engineering
Plate, Food

Inscription

Printed on bottom: THE DAM/AND/WATERWORKS/ PHILADELPHIA. Paper label: Phila. Waterworks sidewheel/maker unknown/border fruits and flowers/condition perfect/size 10 inch flat no 85/ Price 15.00

Associated Building

Subject The Dam,

People and Organizations

Schuylkill River

Dam, The
Waterworks, The

Related Items

Title Soup plate Accession Number 1934.444

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7/8 (D), 9 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.387