Plate

Object Number: 
1959.51b
Date: 
1959
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
1 x 10 1/8 in.
Description: 
Molded whiteware printed in blue with head of Lincoln in frontal view 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