Tea plate: Inscription about Erie Canal
Overall: 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 16.5 cm )
inscribed: on front: "THE GRAND ERIE CANAL/ A SPLENDID MONUMENT OF THE/ ENTERPRISE AND RESOURCES/ OF THE STATE OF/ NEW YORK/ INDEBTED FOR ITS EARLY COMME-/NCEMENT AND RAPID COMPLETION/ TO THE ACTIVE ENERGIES, PREEMINE-/NT TALENTS AND ENLIGHTENED POLICY/
Blue transfer printed plate with inscription about Erie Canal honoring DeWitt Clinton; the border pattern is composed of vignettes of canal boats and locks.
This plate has a plate hanger attached to its back.
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