Washbowl: View of the Entrance of the Erie Canal at Albany
Overall: 4 3/8 x 12 in. ( 11.1 x 30.5 cm )
Molded pearlware washbowl with flaring rim, decorated with dark blue transfer print of the entrance to the Erie Canal at Albany; band of floral decoration printed on outside of washbowl and on interior rim; center of interior printed with scene of Erie Canal at Albany, with figures fishing in foreground, and canal boats and lock at center. (Larsen, 3rd ed., no. 42)
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
transfer printed: in blue on underside of washbowl: "ENTRANCE OF/THE ERIE CANAL/INTO THE HUDSON/AT ALBANY"
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