Plate

Object Number: 
INV.14373b
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: on brim in oval within box within scrolls "THE DAM/AND/WATERWORKS/PHILADELPHIA"
Description: 
Modeled of white clay with circular view of steam boat flying American flag, on the water in front of dam and related historical structures, hills behind; enclosed by border of fruit and flowers.
Gallery Label: 
This steamboat is possibly the 'Clermont'.
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