This Rowland & Marsellus Blue & White Souvenir plate measures 10" across. This plate shows the following Great American Poets of our Country. It has (7) fancy oval portraits with a scroll nameplate below each poet pictured. The following American Poets are shown: 1. Holmes, 2. Lowell, 3. Whittier, 4. Poe, 5. Emerson, 6. Bryant and 7. Longfellow ( who is shown in the middle of the plate). It is marked: The Rowland & Marsellus Co Staffordshire England / Copyright The Van Henson Charles Co. Albany N. Y. This is a great plate and has great cobalt blue color and is in fine near mint condition. It has no chips, cracks or crazing. It is as nice as you'll ever run across 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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