Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3519

Description

Blue transfer-print pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. Eagle and floral border around Schuylkill River's Upper Ferry Bridge scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
scrolls (motifs)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
River
Eagle
Scroll
Flower
Classical Figure
Wagon
Bridge
Plate, Food

Label

One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

"Upper Ferry Bridge/over the/River Schuylkill" (Printed on bottom: )
"STUBBS" (Maker / Impressed on bottom)

Associated Building

Subject Upper Ferry Bridge,

People and Organizations

Schuylkill River
Upper Ferry Bridge

Maker

Stubbs, Joseph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (D), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.632

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]