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Plate

Object Number: 
1940.156
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on underside of plate: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" in banner with eagle and shield, and "THE BALTIMORE & OHIO RAIL ROAD" below impressed: on underside of plate: "E. WOOD & SONS BURSLEM WARRANTED" and "SEMI CHINA" around eagle
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate transfer-printed in dark blue; shell border; central image of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, showing locomotive pulling train cars through countryside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group