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St. Paul's Church: Boston

Object Number: 
1961.279
Date: 
1821-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 24.1 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue ink: "BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ST. PAUL'S CHURCH/ BOSTON/ J & W RIDGWAY" typed: affixed to back: paper label "St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Built in 1819 on Common Street. The architects were Alexander Parris and Solomon Willard, the latter
Description: 
Glazed earthenware molded oval platter with dark blue transfer print decoration of a view of St. Paul's Church in Boston and a border of roses in medallions.
Gallery Label: 
The building was consecrated in 1820.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group