Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-1905

GUSN

GUSN-7278

Description

Scenes of Billerica; Aqueduct of the Middlesex Canal; dark blue; scrolls, shells, and acanthus leaves border.

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
Town Scene
Engineering
Aquaduct
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ Acqueuct/ Of the Middlesex Canal/ Over Shawsheen River/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ Build About 1796." (printed)

Associated Building

Subject Aquaduct of the Middlesex Canal,

People and Organizations

Aquaduct of the Middlesex Canal
Middlesex Canal

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

1920.224