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Dish

Object Number: 
1955.236
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 )
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "PENNSYLVANIA R.R./ 1855" and "TIGER"
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
Gallery Label: 
The "Tiger" is representative of the highest development in locomotive building in 1856. Elaborately painted and decorated, this Baldwin engine was used in passenger service.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Fluekiger in memory of Florence Elsworth Wilson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group