Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-64329

Description

Circular plate with wide rim and inverted dished edge (turning under). Deep circular well. Underglaze blue transfer printed decoration with scalloped border design; well with view of “New York + Brooklyn Bridge/Souvenir of Brooklyn, NY”. Rim with ovoid reserves with scenes of Brooklyn landmarks: 1) The City Hall, 2) Fort Greene Park, 3) Soldiers and sailors Memorial Arch, 4) Prospect Park, 5) Institute of Arts and Sciences, 6) Battleship Maine in Navy Yard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
commemoratives
earthenware
transfer printing
arches
bridges (built works)
ships
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Bridge
Arch
Ship
Plate, Commemorative

Associated Building

Subject Prospect Park,

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.730

Places

New York state (United States)