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plate
  • James & Ralph Clews
    active 1813–1834
  • plate, 1819–1834
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • transferware, earthenware
  • Object Diameter: 22.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 8 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2103.a
Description

Staffordshire dark blue transfer printed plate depicting the "Landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York on August 16, 1824". Flowers around the border. In the center is a battle scene with ships on the water and cannons and soldiers firing on land.