Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-3517

Description

Blue transfer printed pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. Central design depicts the Langdon House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, which is bordered by florets and flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Colonial Revival
Flower
Rose
Chrysanthemum
Architecture
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

Printed: GOV LANGDON MANSION/WHERE GEORGE WASHINGTON/WAS ENTERTAINED./PORTSMOUTH, N.H./MADE BY W. ADAMS & CO. ENGLAND, FOR:/M.P. ALKON & CO., PORTSMOUTH, N.H./FRENCH, MITCHELL, WOODBURY OC.,/BOSTON Impressed: ADAMS./TUNSTALL

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Associated Building

Subject Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

People and Organizations

Langdon House

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

William Adams & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall/Stoke, England, Staffordshire; Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 1/16 (D), 10 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1970.277

Places

New Hampshire (United States)