Overall: 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 17.1 cm )
transfer-printed: in blue on underside of plate: "City Hall/New-York"
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer printing; floral and eagle border with central image of City Hall, New York; City Hall park and figures in foreground.
Designed by John McComb in 1803 and completed in 1812, New York's third City Hall is the oldest municipal building in continuous use in the United States.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Purchased by Mrs. J. Insley Blair from Mrs. R. Hunt Sale, AAA, Dec. 1921 ($20).
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