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Plate: Landing of Hendrick Hudson

Object Number: 
1941.131
Date: 
1875-1930
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: conjoined "R & M/Co" (in diamond); "THE/ ROWLAND &/ MARSELLUS Co./STAFFORDSHIRE ENGLAND" printed: inscriptions on obverse: "HENDRICK HUDSON" ; "LANDING OF HENDRICK HUDSON"; "ROBERT FULTON" ; "THE 'CLERMONT' THE FIRST STEAMBOAT"; "STATE
Description: 
Molded of white clay and printed in medium blue with central view of rowboat of men coming ashore and greeted by Native Americans surrounded by border with medallions of six other views and two portrait medallions.
Gallery Label: 
This plate was issued during the Hudson-Fulton celebration in New York.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Evert Duykick Newman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group