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Dark blue saucer with transfer-printed roses and leaves on the border surrounding a central scene of George Washington holding a scroll at a tomb.
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."The description on this plate speaks for itself, but legend has it that the source of the view is a drawing by Charles Buxton, and that in the back of the view is Bowling Green and the British leaving New York after defeat.
Impressed under paper label on bottom: [Enoch Wood & Sons]
Title Dessert plate Accession Number 1926.389
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley