Cup plate: log cabin motif

Object Number: 
1961.196
Date: 
after 1840-1855
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 1.6 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back:"JOHN RIDGWAY"/ "37"
Description: 
Glazed earthenware circular cup plate with red-transfer print designs of view of log-cabin in center and border of large stars with small stars in background on rim.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this scene commemorates the campaign of president Harrison as seen in Larsen, page 103.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group