Plate

Object Number: 
1961.84
Date: 
1825-1827
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
transfer-printed: on underside of plate: "NIAGARA" with banner and urn impressed: on underside of plate: "A. STEVENSON. WARRANTED. STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown printed: on adhesive label on underside of plate: "22" [collector's label] typed: on jelly la
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print of "Niagara" and the "Entrance of the Canal into the Hudson at Albany"; rim of plate has floral transfer print with four medallion portraits at top of Jefferson, Lafayette, Clinton, and Washington; at bottom of rim is view of the entrance to the Erie Canal at Albany; central image has Niagara falls in background and hunting scene in foreground.
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