This is a Blue & White Rowland & Marsellus Historical Plate of Bridgeport Connecticut. This Rowland & Marsellus Blue & White Souvenir plate measures 10" across. It is one of the desirable "Rolled Edge Plates".
It has the following scenes in ovals around the plate:
1. Barnum Monument Seaside Park / 2. Glimpse of Seaside Park / 3. Barnum Institute of Science and History / 4. Harbor, Looking North / 5. Corner Main Street and Fairfield Avenue /
6. Bridgeport General Hospital. It has the Soldiers Monument at Seaside Park / Souvenir of Bridgeport Conn. in the middle of the plate.
It is marked the Rowland & Marsellus Co. Staffordshire England / Designed & Imported by The D. M. Read Co. Bridgeport Conn. on the back of the plate.
It is a great piece of American History. Other than some expected ( very slight ) crazing, it is in wonderful condition.
It is very nice and is a great piece of American History. It will make a fine addition to any related souvenir pottery / china or flow blue transferware collection. As the plate glaze is highly reflective, please disregard all of the photography-related glare and shadowing.
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