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pitcher 26.34 pitcher 37.454.77
pitcher 26.34 pitcher 84.46.2
plate 37.454.128 plate 37.454.97
plate 82.22.1 bowl 84.46.1

Pitcher

This creamware, "Liverpool pottery" pitcher includes three black transfer print designs: Entrance of the [Erie] Canal into the Hudson at Albany; the Capital of Albany; and a portrait of Governor DeWitt Clinton.

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Pitcher (MC 509, Acc. No. 26.34)
Produced in Liverpool, England, by an unknown manufacturer, c. 1825-1830.
8.25" (21cm) high.

Details

Capital, Albany

Governor DeWitt Clinton
from front of pitcher, below spout

Entrance of the Canal into the Hudson at Albany

This image is also portrayed on bowl, 84.46.1. The description and historical background for the image is presented on the page dedicated to the bowl.

Entrance of the Canal into the Hudson at Albany
Print, as illustrated in Whitford, Noble E. History of the Canal System of the State of New York, Together With Brief Histories of the Canals of the United States and Canada, Vol. I, opposite p. 114.

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