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Plate: Insane Hospital, Boston

Object Number: 
1940.126
Date: 
1814-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 6 3/4 x 5 in. ( 2.2 x 17.1 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on back in rounded frame: "INSANE HOSPITAL/BOSTON"
Description: 
Glazed earthenware molded oval plate with dark blue transfer print image of classical building with a border of roses in medallions.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the view is of the Charleston Exchange and it is incorrectly marked on back.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group