Overall: 1 x 7 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 18.4 cm )
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print of the American Museum; oak leaf and acorn border with central image of buildings, with gate, sidewalk, and strolling figures in foreground. Printed mark on back of plate mis-identifies the view as Columbia College.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
printed: in blue on back of plate: "COLUMBIA COLLEGE/R.S.W." in banner with flowers
printed: on adhesive label on back of plate: "86" [collector's label]
written: on jelly label on back of plate: "L243.11" [collector's label]
typed: on note affixed to back of plate (part missing): "..."fields" or "Commons" a/...to the citizens in 1686 and..."
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
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