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Object Name: Plate
Date: ca. 1840
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Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 14.6 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Molded pearlware plate transfer-printed in light blue with central view of log cabin (front) with two-male figures, tree stumps before it; stars on small stars border.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 1940.146
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Marks: impressed: on base: "JOHN RIDGWAY" printed: on base inside carouche formed by star-studded belt: "COLUMBIAN STAR/444/ OCT. 28TH 1840/ No. RIDGWAY"

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The log cabin commemorates the political campaign of President William H. Harrison.


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