Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1909

GUSN

GUSN-35628

Description

Blue transfer-printed whiteware plate. A fruit and floral border, with a single medallion, surrounding The Shaw Mansion in New London, Connecticut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
commemoratives
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

"The/ Rowland &/ Marsellus Co/ Staffordshire/ England/ Shaw Mansion/ Built by Nathaniel Shaw in/ 1756, purchased by the/ New London County Historical/ Society 1907/ For a Permanent Home/ General Washington was/ entertained here in 1776/ and General Lafayette in 1824./ Issued by the/ New London County/ Historical Society/ of Connecticut 1909" (printed)

Associated Person

Shaw, Nathaniel
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

Associated Building

Subject Shaw Mansion,

People and Organizations

Shaw Mansion

Shaw, Nathaniel
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

Maker

Rowland & Marsellus Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, Staffordwhire; England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding

Accession Number

1933.384