Plate: Welcome To Our Family Land, October, 1957

Object Number: 
1957.234
Date: 
1957
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in brown around rim: "OCTOBER/ 1957" , "WELCOME TO OUR FRIENDLY LAND"; "LET'S FACE THE FUTURE HAND IN HAND" printed: in brown on back: "COMMEMORATING/ THE ROYAL VISIT OF/H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II/ AND/H.R.H PRINCE PHILIP/TO THESE UNITED STATES"
Description: 
Molded plate with shell edge; printed portrait of queen Elizabeth II, crowned, wearing a light green dress in front of a red curtain; on the brim is an inscription with hands claseped at the bottom with American and British flags for sleeves.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this plate was purchased at Plummer's.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group