Platter: Deaf and Dumb Assylum

Object Number: 
1961.347
Date: 
ca. 1814-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 41.3 x 31.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ DEAF & DUMB ASYLUM/HARTFORD.CON/ J & W RIDGWAY" typed: glued to reverse: label "316"
Description: 
Oval pearlware platter; dark blue transfer printed border with view of neo-classical building with pilasters (Deaf & Dumb Asylum in Hartford, Connecticut).
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