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Plate

Object Number: 
1940.188
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 10 in. ( 2.2 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on back of the rim: "THE DAM/ AND/ WATERWORKS/PHILADELPHIA"
Description: 
Pearlware plate with blue transfer printed image depicting a river scene with a dam in the background and a paddleboat in the foreground; a water works is shown to the left of the dam; the bordre is a fruit and flower pattern.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group