Tray: Hope Mill, Catskill, New York
Overall: 1 1/4 x 14 x 10 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 35.6 x 27.3 cm )
transfer-printed: in blue on underside of tray: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and eagle, with "HOPE MILL CATSKILL/STATE OF NEW YORK" below printed: on adhesive label on underside of tray: "215" [collector's label]
Molded pearlware tray for soup tureen with dark blue transfer print of Catskill, Hope Mill, New York; oval tray with projecting handles at sides; raised oval in the center of a dished area; shell border with central image of river, water fall, and village, with figure in row boat in foreground. (Larsen, 3rd ed. no. 17)
Hope Mill was one of the oldest paper mills in the United States. It was located near the town of Catskill in Jefferson hamlet on Catskill Creek.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
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