Souvenir Plate, St Thomas Church; Shelley; 1950s; 2018.22


Port Macquarie Museum


Souvenir Plate, St Thomas Church

About this object

White bone china small square plate with sculpted raised sides and handles featuring a colour transfer print of St Thomas' Church Port Macquarie and wording 'PORT MACQUARIE/ ST THOMAS CHURCH OF ENGLAND ERECTED, 1824'. Handles have a painted gold leaf pattern on them and the plate has a gold rim.

The souvenir plate was made for J. A. King, Chemist, Port Macquarie to sell in his Horton Street chemist and gift store. King purchased the business from C A Ryan in February 1950.



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China, ink, glaze

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Transfer stamped on base in green ink ' FINE BONE CHINA/ SHELLEY/ ENGLAND'
Printed on base in black ink 'MADE/ EXPRESSLY FOR/ J. A. KING/ PORT MACQUARIE, N.S.W.'


20mm H, 125mm L, 95mm W

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Donor: F Forman

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