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Plate: "The 400"

Object Number: 
1955.211
Date: 
1950-1955
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in red below train: "The 400" printed: in blue on reverse: "SHENANGO CHINA/ NEW CASTLE PA."; "The Famous "400"/ BUILT WITH IMAGINATION. . . A SUPREME ACHIEVEMENT OF ENGINEERING GENIUS AND DECORATIVE ORIGINALITY . . . A TRAIN WORTHY TO CARRY ON T
Description: 
Molded circular whiteware plate printed in black with scene of train in landscape; painted with yellow, brown, and green enamel; inscriptions on front and back.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dora Whitman Flukiger
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group