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Plate: Haertger's View of Niew Amsterdam

Object Number: 
INV.13577
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. ( 2.9 x 26.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on back: "HAERTGER'S VIEW OF NIEW AMSTERDAM 1626/OLD NEW YORK/COMMEMORATING THE / INAUGURATION OF/ GEORGE WASHINGTON OF FEDERAL HALL NEW YORK/ APRIL 30, 1789 AND THE NEW/ YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939/ WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND" impressed: on ba
Description: 
Light blue transfer printed plate depicting early view of tip of Manhattan including fort, Indians in canoes, and ships; the border pattern is composed of leaves and flowers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group