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Gentlemen's Cabin plate

Object Name: Plate
Date: 1840-1860
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Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/8 in. × 9 1/4 in. (3.5 × 23.5 cm)
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Molded paneled brim plate; transfer printed in brown with central cartouche with scrolling frame enclosing interior scene of four men in room with covered table, sinumbra chandelier, fireplace; brown printed border with alternating cartouches of sailing steam ships and stylized rosettes.
Credit Line: Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf Jr., 1976
Object Number: INV.14364
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Marks: Printed on base in brown: "Boston Mails" arched over image of ship with sails, paddle wheel, smoke stacks; impressed on base: "Ironstone"; printed on front at center: "Gentlemen's Cabin" (under ships) "Acadia", "Columbia", "Caledonia", "Britannia"

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This plate is from the Boston Mail series.