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Object Name Plate, Decorative
Catalog Number 1908.18
Maker Hunleigh, William T.
Date ca. 1906
Material(s) ceramic/paint
Dimensions D-1.25 Dia-8.75 inches
Description This plate features a hand painted scene of the Royal Spring at Georgetown in the center. The painting is surrounded by a wreath of wild roses and blue ribbons. The plate has a scalloped edge with a gilded feather edge design.
Notes According to a 1906 Register article, 'The plate is given (by the artist) in honor of his Revolutionary War ancestor, John Ferrel, and his grandfather, John Hundleigh, a pioneer settler in Kentucky, and a soldier of 1812.'
Collection William T. Hunleigh Collection
People Hunleigh, William T.
Subjects Springs
Paintings
Search Terms Ceramics
Decorative Plate
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS