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Plate: Nahant Hotel, Boston

Object Number: 
1940.183
Date: 
1817-1834
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. ( 1.9 x 21.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on back: on swag with foliage "Nahant Hotel/NE Boston"
Description: 
Circular plate of glazed earthenware, knotched edge, medium blue transfer printed with central view of building with figures fishing at waterfront in foreground, oak leaf, and acorn border on speckled ground, scalloped motif on edge (Nahant Hotel).
Gallery Label: 
This view is of the Nahant Hotel, near Boston which was constructed in 1817.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group