Overall: 10 in. ( 25.4 cm )
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print of the New York City almshouse; border of scrolls and foliage; central image of almshouse behind fence, with trees and cannon in foreground.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
transfer-printed: in blue on underside of plate: [eagle holding plaque] "ALMS HOUSE/NEW YORK/BY W G WALL ESQR"
impressed: on underside of plate: "STEVENSON WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown
printed: on adhesive label on underside of plate: "121" [collector's label]
typed: on jelly label on underside of plate: "Alms House...Rare item...Not Listed by Larsen."
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
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