Plate:...Uncle Sam Historical Celebration

Plate:...Uncle Sam Historical Celebration
Title
Plate:...Uncle Sam Historical Celebration
Date 
ca. 1955-1959
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
Earthenware plate with brown transfer printed central image of 'Uncle Sam' and panel views of historic site in Troy, N.Y.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. H. Maxson Halloway
Object Number 
1960.47
Marks 
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"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group