William McKinley Plate

William McKinley Plate

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Description
Like many other pottery manufacturers in Ohio, Knowles, Taylor & Knowles began making Rockingham and yellow ware pottery. It wasn’t until nearly eight years later that they began producing ironstone tea sets, dinner services, toilet ware, cooking ware, accessory pieces, and pitchers with Britannia lids. In the beginning of the twentieth century the company began producing semi-vitreous china with a large portion being commemorative plates such as this one for clubs and fraternal organizations.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Plate
Object Type
plate
date made
c. 1900
place made
United States: Ohio, East Liverpool
Physical Description
blue (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 8 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 20.955 cm
overall: 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 20.6375 cm
ID Number
CE.379448
catalog number
379448
accession number
150313
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Marcus Benjamin
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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