Platter: Niagrara Falls from the American Side
Overall: 1 7/8 x 14 7/8 x 11 5/8 in. ( 4.8 x 37.8 x 29.5 cm ) Overall (a): 18 7/8 × 25 9/16 in. (47.9 × 64.9 cm)
impressed: on base: "WOOD" "14" printed: with spread eagle on reverse of rim: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" "NIAGARA FROM THE AMERICAN SIDE"
Molded oval pearlware dish with canted corners printed with view of Niagara Falls, two couples in foreground; shell border. (Larsen, 3rd ed., no. 31)
This view of Niagara Falls, one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the world, was adapted from an 1818 sketch by J. Milbert published in "Itinerere Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson," (1828-29).
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.