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Object Name Plate
Date 1890 registry date
Description Dinner plate. White earthenware with brown transfer-printed bands of flowers on the rim; three roses extend from the rim into the center. Marked on underside: "GARFIELD / Rd 151482 / LS&S" (the Rd number is the English registry mark for 1890). The Garfield pattern was produced by the Staffordshire pottery Wallis Gimson & Co. The L.S. & S. mark is for L. Straus & Sons, importers of ceramics and glass in New York City.
(Keywords: Victorian, European, Floral)
Acquisition Gift of Dr. Pierson Jessup
Ownership and History This plate, part of a set of 12 matching dinner plates, was donated to the Staten Island Historical Society by Dr. Pierson Jessup in 1969. The set of plates was said to have been used for church dinners at St. Andrew's Church in Richmond, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1895
Maker Wallis Gimson & Co.
Material Ceramic
Subjects Food
Lexicon Sub-category Food Service T&E
Catalog Number F07.2231
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Efron family in memory of Dr. Meryl Efron, May 2014.
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