Plate (Troy from Mount Ida, Hudson River)
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.
Center of bottom: "Picturesque Views Troy from Mount Ida Hudson River" (printed in black underglaze), surrounded by water, rocks sailboat and trees. Impressed circular mark with crown in center: "Clews Warranted Staffordshire".
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Gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt
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Clews Warrented Staffordshire. Plate (Troy from Mount Ida, Hudson River), ca. 1829-1836. Earthenware, 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt, 12.900.9. Creative Commons-BY
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