Overall: 1/4 x 4 3/8 in. ( 0.6 x 11.1 cm )
Molded earthenware (pearlware) cup plate transfer-printed in dark blue with scene of landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden; floral border with beading around edge.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
impressed: on underside of plate: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" in circle around crown printed: on adhesive label attached to underside of plate: "126" printed: below image on front of plate: "LANDING OF GEN. LA FAYETTE/At Castle Garden New York/16th August 1824"