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Souvenir plate of New Orleans

ID Number: 1988.17.5
Title: Souvenir plate of New Orleans
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: plates (general, dishes)
Collection Type: Ceramics
Artist/Maker: T. Hausmann & Sons (retailer)
Louisiana Southern Railway Company (distributor)
Date: ca. 1950
Process/Technique: Glazed earthenware
Materials: ceramic (material)
Diameter: 10 3/8 inches
Object Description Earthenware souvenir plate decorated with seven vignettes printed in red; "The Old Duelling Ground," Old Absinthe House, Courtyard of Two Sisters, Mme. John's Legacy, Pirate's Alley, The Cabildo, and the Cathedral of Saint Louis. The border motif is alternating pelicans, camellias, and sugar cane.
Extent: 1 item
Inscription(s): in red positioned obverse
"The / Old Dueling / Ground / New Orleans / Old / Absinthe / House / Courtyard / of / The Two Sisters / Mme. John's / Legacy / Pirate's / Alley / The Cabildo / Cathedral / of Saint Louis"
in red positioned reverse center
"Made Exclusively / for / Founded [image of pitcher] 1870 / Hausmann's / Incorporated / Manufacturing Jewelers / 730 Canal Street / New Orleans"
in black positioned reverse center
"Compliments / of / Louisiana Southern / Railway Company"
Collection Theme(s): Porcelain and Pottery
Hospitality and Tourism
Bars, Clubs and Lounges
Subjects: Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Tableware -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Stores, Retail -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Railroads -- Louisiana.
Parks -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Flowers -- Louisiana.
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Courtyards -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
T. Hausmann & Sons -- More information
Louisiana Southern Railway Company -- More information
City Park (New Orleans, La.)
Old Absinthe House (New Orleans, La.)
Courtyard of the Two Sisters (New Orleans, La.)
Madame John's Legacy (New Orleans, La.)
Pirate's Alley (New Orleans, La.)
Cabildo (New Orleans, La.)
Saint Louis Cathedral (New Orleans, La.)
French Quarter (New Orleans, La.)
Canal Street (New Orleans, La.)

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