Plate: "Washington Monument Plate"

Object Number: 
1961.130
Date: 
ca. 1793-1841
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 24.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "4" printed: on front: "Sacred to the/Memory of/ Washington"; "E Pluribus Unum"
Description: 
Molded creamware plate printed in black with central star studded medallion with view of allegorical figure of woman holding shield and laurel branch walking on shore near monument; ship in background; border printed with striped oval medallions.
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