Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-1910

GUSN

GUSN-34463

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-print scene of the Marconi Wireless Station, Wellfleet, Mass. Border pattern of floral sprays framed by scroll pendant with vase of flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
landmarks
commemoratives
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Medallion
Flower
Rose
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"IMPORTED EXPRESSLY FOR: / EVERETT I. NYE, / WELLFLEET, MASS. / W. ADAMS & Co / ESTD. 1657 [in flowing banner held in eagle's beak] / ENGLAND / FRENCH, MITCHELL, WOODBURY Co., / BOSTON" (printed)
"ADAMS / TUNSTALL" (impressed)
"MARCONI WIRELESS STATION, WELLFLEET, MASS. / THE FIRST WIRELESS MESSAGE FROM / PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT to KING EDWARD VII / WAS SENT FROM THIS STATION / JAN 19th 1903." (printed)

People and Organizations

French, Mitchell, Woodbury Co.
Everett I. Nye

Maker

William Adams & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (H), 10 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. H. L. Beveridge

Accession Number

1931.1752

Date

1903-1910 (After)

Places

Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)