Overall: 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm )
transfer printed: on obverse, below central image: "Washington and Lafayette / at Mount Vernon"
transfer printed: on reverse: "George Washington / Bicentenary / Memorial / Plates / 1732-1932 / First in War / First in Peace / First in the Hearts of His Co
Roughly square earthenware plate with slightly serpentine sides and scalloped corners; center with green transfer-printed image of rear porch of Mount Vernon with two standing male figures (identified as George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette) at center, with seated women and children surrounding; flower and scroll pattern on rim.
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
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