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Object Name: Plate: Death of Captain Lawrence
Date: 1815-1845
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Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 1 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 25.7 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Dark blue transfer printed pearlware with scalloped edges; central image depicts a scene on the deck of a ship in which an officer is being carried down steps by two men with smoke, a cannon, and figures behind; the border pattern is composed of flowers, pineapples, grapes, and other fruits. (Death of Captain Lawrence)
Credit Line: GIft of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Object Number: 1943.444
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Marks: printed: in blue on back: "4", scroll with " DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP/ DEATH OF CAPT. LAWRENCE/JUNE 1ST 1813" inscribed: beneath scroll "STAFFORDSHIRE/ENGLAND" and beneath that, a diamomnd with the initials "R" and "M" and "CO" intertwined