Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • James & Ralph Clews
    active 1813–1834
  • plate, 1824–1834
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • transferware, earthenware
  • Object Diameter: 22.6 cm
    Object Diameter: 8 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6435

Staffordshire dark blue transfer printed soup plate depicting the, "Landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York on the 16th of August 1824." In the center is a scene with cannons firing in the foreground and ships and a fort in the middle ground. There are flowers around the border.