Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-1905

GUSN

GUSN-7275

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. The central design depicts the Billerica Soldiers Monument bordered by an inner scroll and floral motif and an outer bar and bead design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
commemoratives
earthenware
glazing (coating)
whiteware
transfer printing
scrolls (motifs)
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Colonial Revival
Scroll
Shell
Acanthus
Monument
Town Scene
Military
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ Soldiers Monument/ 1861 - 1865/ Dedicated Oct, 8 1873/ Billerica, Heroes/ Living or Dead/ Loyal to Country/ They Gave Themselves For/ Liberty & Union" (printed)

Associated Building

Subject Soldier's Monument,

People and Organizations

Soldier's Monument

Maker

Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia

Dimensions

1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1920.221