Plate: Utica

Object Number: 
1961.74
Date: 
1824-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on front: "UTICA/ AVILLAGE IN THE STATE/OF NEW YORK. THIRTY YEARS SINCE A/WILDERNESS. NOW 91824) INFERIOR TO/ NONE IN THE WESTERN SECTION OF THE/ STATE/ IN POPULATION, WEALTH, COMMERCIAL/ENTERPRISE, ACTIVE INDCUTRY/ & CIVIL IMPROVEMENT."
Description: 
Blue transfer printed pearlware plate with central panel with inscription eulogizing the city of Utica;the border pattern is composed of vignettes showing canal, boats, and docks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
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