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Plate: Great Western Steamship

Object Number: 
INV.14362
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front; "PORT/ BRISTOL" "GREAT WESTERN STEAM SHIP/LENGTH 236 FEET BREADTH 52 1/3 FEET"
Description: 
Molded pearlware with slightly scalloped rim printed black in center with image of a steamship with sails and side wheel, row boat and buoy; golden purplish luster of metallic oxide on brim.
Gallery Label: 
This boat was known as the Great Western Steamship.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group