Plate: Portrait of George Washington

Object Number: 
1948.561a
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 in. ( 20.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back : "Wedgwood" /EW/[unidentified image]" printed: on back in brown ink : "Wedgwood/ Etruria, England"
Description: 
Glazed earthenware plate with scalloped edge decorated in light red transfer printed image of bust of George Washington in center and border of bay leaves and berries on rim.
Gallery Label: 
These plates are part of a set of six which include portraits of Lincoln, Sheridan, Sherman, and William Cullen Bryant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group