Plate

Object Number: 
1961.72
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on adhesive label on underside of plate: "10" [collector's label] handwritten: on jelly label on underside of plate: "L[illeg]-3.25" [collector's label]
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate transfer-printed with dark blue image of the Aqueduct Bridge at Little Falls; plate has border of oak leaves and acorns with a stippled background; medallion of Thomas Jefferson at top; image of Columbia College at center of plate, and image of aqueduct bridge at Little Falls below.
Gallery Label: 
This plate is from Ralph Stevenson's medallion portrait series, which commemorates outstanding political figures, famous buildings, and the completion of the Erie Canal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group