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  • Rowland & Marsellus Co.
  • plate, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, transferware
  • Object Diameter: 25.4 cm
    Object Diameter: 10 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6441

"Longfellow" Staffordshire blue and white transfer printed plate. In the center is a house with trees in front (identified as Longfellow's early home). Around the border are six oval medallions with scenes and portraits of Longfellow's life (identified as Henry W. Longfellow, Portland Head Lighthouse, Deering's Woods, Stephen Longfellow The Poet's Father, Longfellow Monument, Longfellow's Birthplace).