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Plate: The Columbia Plates- Russell Hall

Object Number: 
1932.77
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/9.RUSSELL HALL (TEACHER'S COLLEGE)..../COPYRIGHT/ALUMNI FEDERATION OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, INC./WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND/JONES McDUFFEE & STRATTON Co./BOSTON/SOLE IMPORTERS" stamped: on reve
Description: 
Earthenware plate; blue transfer printed flower and scroll border with architectural view cartouches; central view of Russel Hall (Teacher's 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