Overall: 7/8 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.2 x 25.7 cm )
Molded pearlware or creamware plate printed in black with central star-studded medallion with view of allegorical figure of woman holding shield and laurel branch walking on shore near monument, ship in background; border printed with striped oval medallions.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
impressed: on base: "HERCULANEUM" printed: on front: "SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF WASHINGTON"; "E PLURIBUS UNUM" painted: on brim: "M R R" in flowing script
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.