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Object Name: Child's teapot and cover
Date: ca. 1840
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Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 11.4 x 14.9 x 9.5 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Child's faceted teapot and cover transfer printed in blue with a log cabin with trees and river behind; border pattern of large and small stars and band entwined by a vine.
Credit Line: The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection
Object Number: 1961.319ab
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Gallery Label:

The log cabin series by Ridgway was produced to honor William Henry Harrison, who ran for president in 1836 and 1840. See Larson # 177-179.

Provenance:

The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire

Exhibitions:

"If Elected: Campaigning for the Presidency," New-York Historical Society, June 22-November 3, 2004.