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Object Name: Plate
Date: ca. 1951
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Medium: Whiteware
Dimensions: Overall: 1 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 25.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Syracuse
Description: Whiteware plate with grey band border and 'NYC' near edge.
Credit Line: Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Fluekiger in memory of Florence Elsworth Wilson (Mrs. R. Thornton Wilson)
Object Number: 1955.178
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Marks: printed: on reverse: "DD-5/SYRACUSE/China/U.S.A" printed: on obverse: "NYC" typed: paper label on reverse: "New York Central R.R., Dec.12, 1951"

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This plate is an example of the "Pacemaker" pattern used aboard the New York Central Railroad's "Mercury" streamliner passenger trains from 1947 through the early 1950s.

This plate is part of the Hotel Dauphin Collection of railroad china and dining car plates.