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Plate: Brooklyn Ferry

Object Number: 
1961.351
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 21.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on back in blue: image of lion and unicorn on either side of shield with crown on top. On the shield is written "AMERICAN VIEWS", and on banners below "OPAQUE CHINA/T. GODWIN, WHARF" printed: beneath previous image: "Brooklyn Ferry"
Description: 
Mauve transfer printed pearlware plate with central image depicting the Brooklyn Ferry; the border pattern is composed of flowers and Chinese fretwork.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group