Pattern Category: Heraldic and Commemorative
Series: Medallion Portrait
Alternate Names: Battery, New York, Flagstaff Pavilion, Medallion Portrait
Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares
This small plate shows the Flagstaff Pavillion located at the Battery Park in New York. It also has a portrait of President Washington in a Medallion at the top and one of Stevenson's insets of the Erie Canal at the bottom, here a View of the Aqueduct Bridge at Rochester, New York. This plate is unique, only one known copy housed in the Larsen Collection at the Smithsonian Museum. The plate is also part of Stevenson's Vine Leaf Border Series and part of the Medallion Portrait Series.