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Highlands North River

Pattern Category: Places

Series: Spread Eagle Border

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 10 inches
  • Width: inches


This plate, apparently its only known form, depicts the North River, which is actually the Hudson River. The boat depicted in the scene is said by Larsen to be the steamboat Robert Fulton, launched in 1813-14, the earliest steamboat to be propelled solely by its own engines.