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Plate (Henry Ward Beecher)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1887
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/8 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (3.5 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Molded in rim above portrait: "H.W.B."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Plate (Henry Ward Beecher), ca. 1887. Glass, 1 3/8 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (3.5 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.186. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.186_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 40.186_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round frosted pressed glass plate with serrated edge. In center, three-quarters portrait bust of Henry Ward Beecher. Wide rim decorated with wreath of laurel branches and dew-drop pattern.
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