Collections: Decorative Arts: Roast Dish (New York from Heights Brooklyn)

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    Roast Dish (New York from Heights Brooklyn)

    The source for both of these views is the Hudson River Port Folio (1821–26), a collection of prints based on paintings by William Guy Wall (1792–1864). For this series, Wall followed a popular tourist route up the Hudson River by steamboat, sketching the scenery along the way. Many of his pictures were subsequently reproduced on tablewares by English potteries seeking to capitalize on the demand for American landscape imagery.

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    • Maker: Andrew Stevenson, 1808-1829
    • Medium: Earthenware
    • Dates: ca. 1825
    • Dimensions: 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)  (show scale)
    • Markings: Marks: Impressed "STEVENSON WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" in double circle with crown inside. Blue printed eagle looking left with "E PLURIBUS UNUM" on scroll in beak, olive branch and arrows in talons, "New York From Heights Near Brooklyn" printed in arch above, "W.G. Wall Esq." in script under eagle's right wing.
    • Collections:Decorative Arts
    • Museum Location: This item is not on view
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    • Accession Number: 12.900.3
    • Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt
    • Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
    • Caption: Andrew Stevenson (1808-1829). Roast Dish (New York from Heights Brooklyn), ca. 1825. Earthenware, 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt, 12.900.3. Creative Commons-BY
    • Image: overall, 12.900.3_glass_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
    • Record Completeness: Good (65%)
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