Plate/saucer depicting a cabin

Object Number: 
1940.146
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "JOHN RIDGWAY" printed: on base inside carouche formed by star-studded belt: "COLUMBIAN STAR/444/ OCT. 28TH 1840/ No. RIDGWAY"
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate transfer-printed in light blue with central view of log cabin (front) with two-male figures, tree stumps before it; stars on small stars border.
Gallery Label: 
The log cabin commemorates the political campaign of President William H. Harrison.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group