Serving dish: Nickel Plate Road

Object Number: 
1955.232
Date: 
ca. 1930-1955
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 11 1/2 x 8 in. ( 2.5 x 29.2 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on obverse: "Nickel/Plate/Road" (in square) printed: on reverse: "PAT. NO. 2,178,274/RIMROL/TRADEMARK/SHENANGO CHINA/NEW CASTLE, PA" typed: paper label on reverse: identifies railroad
Description: 
Oval whiteware dish with double blue line border and "Nickel Plate Road."
Gallery Label: 
This plate is part of the Dauphin Collection railroad china and dining car plates.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Flukiger
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group