Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-1905

GUSN

GUSN-7276

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. A central design depicts the First Parish Meeting House bordered by an inner scroll and floral motif and an outer bar and bead design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ First Parish Meeting House/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ Original Building Erected in 1659/ Church Organised November 11th 1663/ This, The Fourth Building Erected in 1797/ Maintained by the town until 1834"\n (printed)

Associated Building

Subject First Parish Meeting House,

People and Organizations

First Parish Meeting House

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

1920.222