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Plate: Harvard College

Object Number: 
1940.129
Date: 
1815-1834
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. ( 1.9 x 21.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on back: banner, flowers and laurels with "HARVARD/RSW/COLLEGE" inscribed impressed: on back: "7"
Description: 
Blue transfer printed plate with central view depicting a large building (Harvard College) behind low trees and fence, and a man on a horse in the foreground; the border pattern is composed of acorns and leaves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group