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Halstead Essex

Pattern Category: Heraldic and Commemorative

Series: Medallion Portrait

Alternate Names: Medallion Portrait Series

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 6.26 inches

Considered Rare


This extremely rare dinner plate has an English center view, but is shown here as part of the medallion portrait series.  It has two portraits in the top border showing President Washington and Governor Clinton, the latter who was the Governor of the State of New York at the time the construction of the Erie Canal was begun.  Clinton was sometimes called the Father of the Erie Canal.  See others in this series by searching medallion portrait.