Plate:...Uncle Sam Historical Celebration
Overall: 1 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 25.4 cm )
Earthenware plate with brown transfer printed central image of 'Uncle Sam' and panel views of historic site in Troy, N.Y.
Gift of Mr. H. Maxson Halloway
printed: on reverse: "Troy and Uncle Sam Historical Celebration/September 12-16, 1959/New York's Year of History celebrating the/ 350th Hudson- Champlain Celebration, 1609-1959./ The portrait of Uncle Sam is surrounded by/ early views of Troy furnished by the Renssalaer County Historical Society" and " Made for/ Hooper Adverting Service/ Albany 3, N.Y." and "Kettlesprings/Kilns....RDI/ALLIANCE OHIO/I-655"
printed: on obverse: "TROY AND UNCLE SAM HISTORICAL CELEBRATION/SEPTEMBER 12-16, 1959" and "MANSION HOUSE 1830 TROY NEW YORK/ NOW THE SITE OF HOTEL HENDRICK HUDSON" and "CANAL BOATS WAITING FOR OPENING OF THE ERIE CANAL/ HUDSON RIVER...TROY, NEW YORK" and "CORNING 7 WINSLOW CO. IRON MILL, TROY, N.Y WHERE/ PLATES WERE MADE IN 1861 FOR THE MONITOR" and "RENSSALAER COUNTY COURET HOUSE/ 1831, TROY, N.Y.- THIS BUILDING DEMOLISHED 1895- PRESENT COURT HOUSE ON SAME SITE" and "RENSSALAER POLYTECHIC INSTITUTE, 1864. TROY/ NEW YORK. DESTROYED BY FIRE 1904" and "TROY FEMALE SEMINARY & FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH/ 1840. TROY, N.Y. SEMINARY NOW SITE OF RUSSELL SAGE COLLEGE" and "OLD VANDERHEYDEN HOUSE 1732/TROY N.Y.-LATER SIRTE OF ASHLEY'S/ TAVERN DEMOLISHED 1895"
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