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Plate: General Jackson

Object Number: 
ca. 1828
Overall: 3/4 x 6 5/8 in. ( 1.9 x 16.8 cm )
Molded lobe-edge pearlware plate with molded relief border and black transfer print decoration of portrait bust, labelled "General Jackson/ The Hero of New Orleans", line of black ink around portrait and around edge.
Gallery Label: 
The transfer print is based on an 1828 engraving by C.G. Childs of Philadelphia after a portrait by J. Wood.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group