Plate: Souvenir Duchess Co. Society Banquet;Livingston House
Overall: 1 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 26.7 cm )
Molded earthenware plate printed with central image of large home and lawn with trees in blue with border of large tulips.
printed: on reverse: "ROYAL-DOULTON/ENGLAND" with lion and crown conjoined "D's"/ "HIGGINS & SEITER/ NEW YORK"
printed: on obverse: " THE LIVINGSTON HOUSE/ AT POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y."
printed: on reverse: "SOUVENIR 18TH ANNUAL BANQUET,/DUTCHESS COUNTY SOCIETY,/CITY OF NEW YORK, HOTEL ASTOR./SATURDAY JANUARY 17TH 1914." ; "DWELLING BUILT BY HENRY LIVINGSTON IN 1742,/ FIRED UPON BY GENERAL VAUGHAN'S BOAT ON/ HIS EXPEDITION TO BURN KINGSTON IN OCT 1777./IN MAY 1910 THIS BUILDING WAS RAZED TO MAKE WAY/ FOR COMMERCIAL STRUCTURES."
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