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"Capitol at Washington" Plate, between 1825 and 1835

  • Ralph Stevenson and Williams, English, 1815-1840

White earthenware with blue transfer-printed decoration

  • Overall: 1 × 9 7/8 inches (2.5 × 25.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Gustavus D. Pope


Inscribed, left top center: Jefferson Inscribed, right top center:Welcome LaFayette | The Nation's Guest Inscirbed, bottom center: [illegible] the aquaduct [illegible] | at Little Falls

Mrs. Gustavus D. Pope

1917-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Ralph Stevenson and Williams, "Capitol at Washington" Plate, between 1825 and 1835, white earthenware with blue transfer-printed decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Gustavus D. Pope, 17.243.