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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.
"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)
French, Mitchell, Woodbury Co.
Everett I. Nye
William Adams & Sons (Maker)
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
1 (H), 10 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Mrs. H. L. Beveridge
Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)