Overall: 3/4 x 8 7/8 in. ( 1.9 x 22.5 cm )
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print; rim printed with oak leaves, acorns, and stippled background; center of plate printed with street scene including view of the City Hotel.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
printed: in blue on underside of plate: "CITY HOTEL NEW YORK/R.S.W." in banner with flowers
printed: on adhesive label on underside of plate: "61" [collector's label]
printed: newspaper article affixed to back of plate: "One Hundred Years Ago/in the New York Tribune/..."
typed: on jelly label affixed to back of plate: "CITY HOTEL/Col. Dr. Arthur H. Merritt./Erected at 115 B'way 1794-98 by Ezra Weeks. Its height of four stories made it a landmark from Long Island and New Jersey...."
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
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