St Paul's Church, Boston

Pattern Category: Places

Series: Beauties of America

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Length: 9.5 inches
  • Width: 6.75 inches


This platter, part of Ridgway's Beauties of America Series, shows St. Paul's Church in Boston.  The cornerstone of the church was laid in 1819.  It is still standing. The gray edifice, of Greek Ionic type is 112 feet long with a portico across the front.  The interior is noted for its simplicity.  Beneath the floor are burial vaults.