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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
RETAILER John Edwards
MEDIUM Painted porcelain
DATES ca. 1876
DIMENSIONS 1 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (3.2 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Painted on back of plate in black script: "39 bis. / At Newtown Creek. / Long Island. / Augt 1851. / by J. M. Falconer. / Brooklyn L.I. / Augt 9th 1876. / (Limoges China)"
SIGNATURE Painted below pastoral scene in black script: "at Newtown Creek LI. J. M. Falconer, Brooklyn 1876"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Queens Borough Public Library
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Porcelain dinner plate, hand-painted on the front with scene of rustic cottage and chickens. Yellow rim. CONDITION: Good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION John Mackie Falconer (American, 1820–1903). Plate, ca. 1876. Painted porcelain, 1 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (3.2 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Queens Borough Public Library, 66.27.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.27.1_acetate_bw.jpg)
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