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Plate

Object Number: 
1940.312
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 18.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on underside of plate: "NEW-YORK/BATTERY" in cartouche
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print of "New York, Battery"; leaf border and central image showing the Battery with Flagstaff pavilion at left.
Gallery Label: 
Built on the Battery in 1809, Flagstaff Pavilion was an outdoor summer amusement center where people gathered to hear music and purchase refreshments.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Provenance: 
G. Kellogg Coll.; W.R. Hearst Coll.; purchased by Mrs. J. Insley Blair from W.R. Hearst Coll., Parke, Bernet #34, Nov. 1938 ($55).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group