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Dish

Dish
Title
Dish
Date 
1940-1950
Medium 
Whiteware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 19.7 x 14 cm )
Description 
Set of four molded whiteware dishes, each representing a raised and painted image of a locomotive, and each plate has pierced holes for wall mounting
Credit Line 
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Fluekiger in memory of Florence Elsworth Wilson
Object Number 
1955.235
Marks 
impressed: on front: "WESTERN AND ATLANTIC R.R./1855 AND "GENERAL"
Gallery Label 
The "General" is one of the most famous locomotives. Captured by the Andrews raiders on April 12, 1862, it was retaken by the Confederates after a thrilling chase. It was built by Thomas Rogers in 1855. The Western and Atlantic Railroad is now part of the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St.Louis line.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group