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Detroit

Pattern Category: Places

Series: City

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares

Dimensions:

  • Length: 18.25 inches
  • Width: 14.875 inches

Description:

This platter is another of the series of cities by an unknown maker. It shows Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is a major port city on the Detroit River, in the Midwest region of the United States. It was founded on July 24, 1701, by the Frenchman Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac. Its name originates from the French word d├ętroit for strait, in reference to its location on the river connecting the Great Lakes.

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