Plate: Pittsburgh

Object Number: 
INV.14436
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on back: "Picturesque Vie[ws]/Pittsburgh, PA" surrounded by small water scene with boat.
Description: 
Light blue transfer printed plate with scalloped, beaded rim; central image depicts a river scene with a sailboat and three steamboats( "Home", "Nile" and "Lark") with town behind; the border decoration is composed of birds, roses, and scrolls. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group