Plate: Steamboat Chief Justice Marshall

Object Number: 
INV.13590
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "5" printed: on obverse: "(Backwards)Troyline"; "C.J. (?)Marshall"; "Captain Sherman" and "Chief Justice/ Marshall/Troy" hand written: on reverse: "871Seaman Jan. 1955 Wood 'Chief Justice Marshall'"
Description: 
Molded pearlware with slightly scalloped rim printed in medium dark-blue with central view of steamboat, four figures on bank; irregular shell border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group