Overall: 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 19.7 cm )
impressed: on underside of plate: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown
transfer-printed: beneath image on front of plate: "LANDING OF GEN. LA FAYETTE/At Castle Garden New York/16. August 1824"
Molded earthenware (pearlware) plate transfer-printed in dark blue with scene of landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden; floral border with beading around edge.
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.