Overall: 1 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 25.4 cm )
transfer-printed: in blue on underside of plate: [eagle holding plaque] "ALMS HOUSE/IN THE CITY/OF/NEW YORK/BY W G WALL ESQR"
impressed: on underside of plate: "A. STEVENSON WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print of the New York City almshouse; border of scrolls and foliage; central image of almshouse behind fence, with trees and cannon in foreground.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Purchased by Mrs. J. Insley Blair from Hudnut Sale, AAA, Nov. 1926 ($90)
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