Overall: 1 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 38.7 x 29.8 cm )
Molded pearlware octagonal platter with dark blue transfer print of the landing of Lafayette at Castle Garden; flower and vine border; central image of Castle Garden at right, three ships, and Battery in foreground with six shooting cannons, men on horseback, and figures in military dress; printed below image, "LANDING OF GEN. LA FAYETTE/At Castle Garden New-York 16th August 1824."
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
impressed: on underside of platter: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown
transfer-printed: on front of platter below image: "LANDING OF GEN. LA FAYETTE/At Castle Garden New-York 16th August 1824."
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