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Plate

Plate
Title
Plate
Date 
1840-1875
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 9 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 24.1 cm )
Description 
Molded pearlware plate with iregularly scalloped edge, printed light blue with central inscription and spread eagle with scrolls.
Object Number 
INV.633
Marks 
printed: on obverse in center: "CONGRESS/ SHALL MAKE NO LAW/ RESPECTING/ AN ESTABLISHMENT OF RELIGION;/ OR PROHIBITING/ THE FREE EXERCISE THEREOF/ OR ABRIDGING THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH./ OR OF THE PRESS/ OR THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE PEACEABLY/ TO ASSEMBLE/ AND TO PETITION THE GOVERNMENT/ FOR A REDRESS OF/GRIVEVANCES/ CONSTITUTION/U.S." printed: in medallions of border: " THE TYRANTS FOE/ THE PEOPLE'S FRIEND"; "OF ONE BLOOD/ARE ALL/ NATIONS OF/ MEN" ; " WE HOLD/ THAT ALL MEN/ ARE CREATED/ EQUAL"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group