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

From

Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

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.


Maker

Shelley

Maker Role

Potter

Date Made

1950s

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

China, ink, glaze

Inscription and Marks

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.'

Measurements

20mm H, 125mm L, 95mm W

Subject and Association Keywords

Tourism

Credit Line

Donor: F Forman

Object Type

Plates

Object number

2018.22

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