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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 11 x 11 in. (3.2 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Over seal: "PORCELAINE DE TERRE / TRADE MARK"; below seal: "JOHN EDWARDS"; inscribed on back in china marker: "on River St. Lawrence / Brockville Block House / From a sketch made Augt 6. 1850 / J. M. Falconer pinxt (in Water Colors) Brooklyn L. I. / Decr 10 / 26th 1876"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Gift of Queens Borough Public Library
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Porcelain dinner plate with yellow rim, plain blue border; white circular lines framing hand-painted polychrome scene consisting of square house on rocks, people in foreground, water in front of and back of house; other rocky islands in background. Blue skies, sun about to set. CONDITION: Good with extensive crackling.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION John Edwards. Plate, ca. 1876. Painted porcelain, 1 1/4 x 11 x 11 in. (3.2 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Queens Borough Public Library, 66.27.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.27.3_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 66.27.3_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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