overall: 1 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.
inscribed: in cartouches on border: "WE HOLD / THAT ALL MEN [ITAL] ARE CREATED EQUAL"; "OF ONE BLOOD/ ARE ALL [ITAL]/ NATIONS OF/ MEN"; "THE TYRANTS FOE [SIC]/ THE PEOPLES FRIEN[D]." inscribed: in cartouches, central inscription: "CONGRESS/ SHALL MAKE N
Light blue transfer printed pearlware plate with scalloped edges; there are four cartouches with inscription or images around the border as well as four eagles with shields; the center of the plate also has an inscription; all of the inscriptions are quotations from the Constitution.
The underlying theme of this plate is abolition. See Larsen, p.212
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