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Plate

Plate
Title
Plate
Date 
1954
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 26.7 cm )
Description 
Porcelain plate decorated with transfer printed images of historic synagogues with hand colored overglaze and two gold bands around rim.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Sisterhood of the Spanish and Portugeuse Synagogue thorugh Mrs. Joseph Adlman
Object Number 
1954.219d
Marks 
printed: on obverse: "SHEARITH ISRAEL SYNANGOGUE IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK/CENTRAL PARK WEST AT SEVENTIETH STREET" printed: on reverse: " DECORATED/BY/DELANO STUDIOS/SETAUKET,L.I.,N.Y."; "ONE OF SEVEN COMMEMORATIVE PLATES ISSUED/BY THE SISTERHOOD OF THE SPANISH AND PORTUGEUSE/SYNAGOGUE IN HONOR OF THE CONGREGATION'S TERCENTRAY, 1654-1954. THE REV. DR. H. PEREIRA MENDES DEDIACTED THIS THE/ FIFTH SYNAGOGUE BUILDING IN 1897. THE COMMUNITY CENTER WAS/DEDICATED 1954 BY THE REV. DR. DAVID DESOLA POOL.DESCENDANTS/OF CONGREGATIONAL FOUNDERS ARE MEMBERS, AND SERVICES/HAVE CONTINUED UNCHANGED SINCE COLONIAL DAYS" AND "FIRST EDITION/Esther H.Oppenheim-ARTIST/HAND COLORED"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group