Plate: The Columbia Plates- Barnard College

Object Number: 
1932.78
Date: 
1910-1932
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 11 in. ( 0.3 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "THE COLUMBIA PLATES/Nicholas Muncy Butler/10. BARNARD COLLEGE, MORNINGSIDE, 1932/COPYRIGHT/ALUMNI FEDERATION OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY INC./WEDWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND/JONES McDUFFEE &STARTTON Co./BOSTON/SOLE IMPORTERS" stamped: on reverse
Description: 
Earthenware plate; blue transfer printed flower and scroll border with architectural view cartouches; central view of Barnard College at Columbia University.
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