Teacup and saucer

Object Number: 
1961.226ab
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
cup: 2 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 7.3 cm ) saucer: 1 1/8 x 5 3/4 in. ( 2.9 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back of saucer: the letter "G" or number "5" (part of the impression is illegible)
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed cup and saucer with floral border decoration; the cup, which has no handle, shows an image of a building with "UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND" written above it, on either side of the exterior; the saucer's central image, inscribed with "BALTIMORE HOSPITAL" at the bottom, depicts the hospital building with a horse and buggy in the foreground.
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