William McKinley Plate

William McKinley Plate

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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.
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Object Name
Object Type
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)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Marcus Benjamin
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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