Plate: Columbia, The Library

Object Number: 
1932.72
Date: 
1910-1932
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 11 in. ( 2.9 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "THE COLUMBIA PLATES/Nicholas Muncy Butler/4.THE LIBRARY,MORNINGSIDE, 1912/COPYRIGHT/ALUMNI FEDERATION OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY,INC/WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND/JONES McDUFFEE & STRATTON Co./BOSTON/SOLE IMPORTERS" stamped: on reverse: "4L3
Description: 
Earthenware plate; blue transfer printed flower and scroll border with architectural view cartouches; central view of Columbia University's Library.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this set is the first edition to bear the facsimile signature of President Butler.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group