Plate: Marine Hospital

Object Number: 
1961.144
Date: 
1818-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 9 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 23.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front: "Marine Hospital/Louisville Kentucky" impressed: on base: circular, "E WOOD & SONS BURSLEM/WARRANTED/SEMI CHINA" with spread eagle typed: on reverse: paper label " MARINE HODPITAL [sic], NO.88. ERECTED BY THE GOVERNEMNT TO CARE FOR SA
Description: 
Molded of white clay with slightly scalloped rim, printed in dark blue with view of neoclassical building in a park with fences and two figures in foreground; shell border with irregular center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group