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Object Name: Plate
Date: ca. 1945
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Medium: Whiteware
Dimensions: Overall: 1 x 9 in. ( 2.5 x 22.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, East Liverpool
Description: Molded cream-colored whiteware plate with central decal-printed image of bust of George Washington (after Gilbert Stuart); Washington is shown wearing purple jacket and white cravat; plate has cable-molded rim and gilded edge.
Credit Line: Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Object Number: 1946.133a
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Marks: printed: in green on underside of plate: "EGGSHELL/GEORGIAN/HOMER LAUGHLIN/MADE IN U.S.A./D 45 N 5"

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The image of George Washington on this plate is based on Gilbert Stuart's famous portrait of Washington.