Cup Plate: Landing Of Lafayette

Object Number: 
INV.14378
Date: 
1824-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" and crown
Description: 
Glazed pearlware scalloped edged cup plate with transfer printed image of the landing of Lafayette at Castle Garden.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, General Lafayette came to New York on August 16,1824 . The Robert Fulton and the Chancellor Livingston are the decorated steamships pictured on the plate.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group