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Plate: The Heere Gracht

Object Number: 
1939.185
Date: 
ca. 1930-1939
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "THE HEERE GRACHT/(EARLY 17th CENTURY)/OLD NEW YORK/Commemorating the/ inauguration of/ George Washington at/ Federal hall New York/April 30, 1789 and the New/ York World's Fair 1939/ WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND"
Description: 
Circular earthenware plate; blue transfer printed flower and leaf border at center scene of pre-20th century New York (The Heere Gracht in the 17th Century).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group