This is a Blue & White Souvenir Plate that measures 9 & 7/8" across. It is a Souvenir from Rockome Gardens in Arcola, illinois. This plate has the following scenes in ovals around it: The entrance to Rockome Gardens / Amish Men with Buggy / Old Spanish Mission / Inlaid natural Rock heart and Arrow. It has floral designs in between the oval scenes. It has Rockome Gardens Arcola, Ill. with a scene of a Buggy Wagon, Amish people in the Buggy and a Horse in the middle of the plate. It is marked on the back: Rockome Gardens Arcola,Ill. This old order Amish settlement is located 5 miles West of Arcola, Illinois farmlands.This 208 acre farm has 10 acres devoted to the most unusual rock displays in the USA. The fences, enclosures and scrolls are inlaid with native rock, creating a most unique and attractive garden spot. Fine Staffordshire Ware by Enco National division of Universal Marion Corp New York, NY Made in England Underglaze Detergent Proof. This a great piece of American History and is in great condition. 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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