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Plate: Waterworks, Philadelphia

Object Number: 
1961.135
Date: 
1831-1835
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 23.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "The Water Works/ Philadelphia/JACKSONS WARRENTED"
Description: 
Circular pearlware plate with beaded and molded edge; light blue transfer printed flower and scroll border; central view of neo-classical building, fountain and two figures in carriage. (Philadelphia Water Works Building)
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