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Made by: Wedgwood

On view in: Kitchen


About this object

In the center of the plate is a picture of St. Clement's Danes in the Strand. It stands on a small island between two streets. It is surrounded by tress and has a high belfrey. To the left and right are buildings in the city of London.

Category:
ceramics
Made from:
Queen's ware
Made in:
Etruria, England
Date made:
1941
Size:
26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.172
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on back: Wedgwood 10WF4 impressed; in brown: Wedgwood of Etruria and Barlaston England, Old London Views, St. Clement Dane's in an early church on this site a number of Danes were buried, hence part of its name, the Saint of popularized in the nursery rhyme "Oranges and Lemons" whose tune the bells play in peace time, the present structure is from designs by Wren and Davies from 1681, a favorite church of Dr. Samuel Johnson; lion Sponsored by the British War Relief Society USA, first edition 1941
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1975