Overall: 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 14 cm )
Molded earthenware (pearlware) plate transfer-printed in dark blue with scene of landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden; floral border with beading around edge.
impressed: on underside of plate: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown
handwritten: on adhesive label attached to underside of plate: "LAR/125" (probably refers to Larsen, #125)
printed: below image on front of plate: "LANDING OF GEN. LA FAYETTE/At Castle Garden New York/16th August 1824"
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
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