Group of three plates

Object Number: 
1959.51a-c
Date: 
1959
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
Each (a and b): 1 in. × 10 1/8 in. (2.5 × 25.7 cm) Overall (c): 1 in. × 10 1/4 in. (2.5 × 26 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: on base in green on a ,b, and c: "Copyright 1958 by A.H. Zychick/ Leader Building- Cleveland, Ohio/ MADE IN THE USA/ KETTLESPRINGS/KILNS....R.D.I/ALLIANCE, OHIO/RESVD (?)" and on front in blue: "(copyright symbol ) A.H.Z" printed: on front of
Description: 
a&b- Molded whiteware printed in blue with head of Lincoln (3/4 profile in a; frontal view with b) with surrounding inscription in plates center border with scenes of Lincoln's life interspersed with motif of tri-color ribbon with three stars and two olive branches; c-molded whiteware printed in black in obverse with image of Lincoln Memorial and medallion with seated Lincoln Sculpture floating above amongst clouds, finely cross-hatched border.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, these plates were purchased from the Lincoln Commemorative Distributing Co., Cleveland, Ohio.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group