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Plate:George washington Bicentenaro Memorial Plate:George Washington Bicentenaro

Object Number: 
1957.14a
Date: 
1932
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm )
Marks: 
transfer printed: on obverse, below central image: "Birthplace of Washington / at Wakefield Va." transfer printed: on reverse: "George Washington / Bicentenary / Memorial / Plates / 1732-1932 / First in War / First in Peace / First in the Hearts of His C
Description: 
Roughly square earthenware plate with slightly serpentine sides and scalloped corners; center with green transfer-printed image of house in which George Washington was born; flower and scroll pattern on rim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group