Platter: Harper's Ferry

Object Number: 
1961.275
Date: 
ca. 1810-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 16 x 13 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 40.6 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "HARPERS/FERRY/U.S." typed: paper label on reverse: "From a sketch made by William Goodacre"; "236"
Description: 
Oval pearlware platter with scalloped and beaded edge; black transfer printed flower, scroll and shell border with central view of river junction (Shenandoah & Potomac at Harper's Ferry).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group